Hold This Space: Infinitely Possible Books. Casey Gardner
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 3pm in the Rosenwald Room, (LJ-205), Jefferson Building. Free and open to the public.
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Rare Book of the Month: A Man Driven by "Amazing Grace"
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Legenda Aurea, (Passional, das ist Der Heyligen Leben). Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1488.
From the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection
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Schemes of Annotation in Ptolemy's Geography
Chet Van Duzer discusses Ptolemy's "Geography."
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The Gutenberg Bible
The first great book printed in Western Europe from movable metal type.
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The Ralph Ellison Collection, (1937-2010) Finding Aid
Also see the description of the Ralph Ellison Library Collection
|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.