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John Rylands library, Manchester

John Rylands Library.

John Rylands library, Manchester

descriptive catalogue of an exhibition of printed book illustrations of the fifteenth century, arranged in the main library.

by John Rylands Library.

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Published by The Manchester university press [etc.] in Manchester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Manchester
    • Subjects:
    • Illustrated books -- History -- 15th and 16th centuries -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Illustration of books -- 15th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Block books -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Incunabula -- England -- Manchester -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introduction by the librarian. Sixteen facsimilies.
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsGuppy, Henry, 1861-1948.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1023 .M27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 90 p.
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6305915M
      LC Control Number34015497
      OCLC/WorldCa1069663

        Quarter-sawn Oak boards were used in the recent rebinding of Latin MS , a Book of Hours. Explore our digital collections, especially the Latin Manuscripts, for more examples and glimpses of wood used in books   The Library’s most famous artefact: Greek P , also known as the St John’s fragment, is the earliest known fragment of the New Testament. The fragment is from a papyrus codex. It is very small but contains the beginning of seven lines from John on one side and the end of seven lines from John on the other.

      The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Rylands Library. Books from the extended shelves: John Rylands Library: An analytical catalogue of the contents of the two editions of "An English garner," (Manchester, University Press, ), also by Henry Guppy and Edward Arber (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) John Rylands Library: The ascent of Olympus / (Manchester . The John Rylands Library is now part of The University of Manchester Library and it houses the University’s Rare Books and Manuscripts collection, and the building, including retail and special exhibition spaces, as well as a café, is also freely open to the public (it was before the current COVID lockdown).

      The John Rylands Library, Manchester: Hours, Address, The John Rylands Library Reviews: //5(K). This book offers the student of English Baptist history () access to a remarkable archive of Baptist letters found in the collections of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, of which only a handful have ever been seen before.


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