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Guide to the Printed Leaves Collection, 1475-1905

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Title: Printed Leaves Collection
Dates: 1475-1905
Quantity: 1.0 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: An artificial collection of printed leaves, including leaves separated from incunabula as well as later works.

Scope and Content Note

An artificial collection of printed leaves, including leaves separated from incunabula as well as later works.

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Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Related Material

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Subject Headings

Subjects:

  • Incunabula -- Specimens
  • Printing -- Specimens
  • Printing -- Europe -- History

Document Types:

  • Incunabula

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Streett, January 2015.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Printed Leaves Collection, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

List created by Miranda Villesvik, December 2014.

Acquisition Information

Gifts and purchases from a variety of sources over a number of years.

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Container List

2.1 Diogenes Laertius. Lives, Teachings, and Sayings of Famous Philosophers. Venice: Nicolas Jenson, 1475. Goff D-220.
1.1 Bible. Latin. Vulgate. Venice: Nicolas Jenson, 1476. Goff B-547.
2.2-2.3 Higden, Ranulf. Polycronicon. Westminster: William Caxton, after 1482. (Leaves CCIII, CCCXXII). Goff H-267.
1.2 Thuróczy, János. Chronica Hungarorum. Brno: Conrad Stahel and Mathias Preunlein, 1488. Goff T-360.
1.3 Dante Alighieri. Divina Commedia. Venice: Piero de Piasi, 1491. Goff D-33.
1.4-1.5 Cassiodorus. Expositio Psalmorum. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1491. Goff C-236. (Leaves XCVIII, XXXIIII)
1.6-1.7 Schedel, Hartmann. Liber Chronicarum. Latin. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493. (Leaves CXXVI, CLXXXIX). Goff S-307.
1.8-1.14 Schedel, Hartmann. Liber Chronicarum. German. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493. (Leaves VI, XXIX, XLI, LVII-LVIII, LXX, LXXXII). Goff S-309.
1.15 Jacobus de Voragine, Golden Legend. London: Wynken de Worde; 1512?
1.16 Varronis, Cornucopiae. Venice: Aldus Manutius; 1513.
1.17 Froissart, Chronicles. 15--?
2.4 German Herbal. Late 15th early 16th?
1.18 Apocrypha. English Bible. 16th-17th Century?
1.19 Mamusse Wunneetupanatamwe Up-Biblum God… (Eliot Indian Bible). Cambridge, MA: Samuel Green, 1685.
1.20 Bauhin, Gaspad, Theatri Botanici Sive Historiae Plantarum… Basel, 1685.
1.21 Votes of the Assembly. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin; 1753.
1.22 The Holy Bible. Cambridge: John Baskerville, 1763.
2.5 Vitas Patrum. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892. (Trial sheet & Prospectus).
1.23-1.25 The English Bible. (1 leaf and 2 bifolia: 19-20, 145&146-159&160, 261&262-267&268). Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1903-05.

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