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Catholic Church, Book of Hours,1524. The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection
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Precious Dutch Miniatures
Illustrations from the 1693 "Verscheyde Soorte van Miniatuur” by Johannes Teyler, painter, engraver and inventor of the color print.
Upcoming Talk: Working Towards a Feminist Theory of Printing with Sarah Werner
Thursday, December 13th at 2:30pm. Rosenwald Room, LJ 205
Incunabula; the Art & History of Printing in Western Europe, c. 1450-1500
Rare Book of the Month Blog Post: "King Winter - A Book to Bring in the Season
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Featured Finding Aid
Paul Avrich Anarchism Collection, 1890-2006
African American Perspectives
History and culture from the early 19th-20th centuries. Authors include Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Benjamin W. Arnett, Alexander Crummel, Mary Church Terrell, Kelly Miller, Charles Sumner, Emanuel Love and more.
|The unique materials of the Rare Book
and Special Collections Division, now totaling over 800,000 items,
include books, broadsides, pamphlets, theater playbills, prints,
posters, photographs, and medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. At
the center is Thomas Jefferson's book collection, which was sold
to Congress in 1815.