Early printed books -- Specimens.
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note Sold as Otto F. Ege's Original Leaves from Famous Bibles: Nine Centuries, 1121-1935 A.D. (Cleveland: Otto Ege, circa 1950), this collection consists of 60 original Bible leaves in mattes with descriptive labels. Four items are manuscript pages, while an additional 56 are printed. The leaves range in age from circa 1200 to 1935. During the years 1938-1950, Ege published portfolios under this title with 37, 50 and 60 leaves.For preservation reasons, the...
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of fragments of medieval manuscript and early printed books from the 12th through 16th centuries. Notes from research conducted by Judy Oliver and Joscelyn Godwin are included with each medieval manuscript leaf, providing further information on the item.
Dates: 12th-16th century