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Hearn9 Golden legend.tif
An example of “Incunabula” a book printed before 1501, during the first 50 years of printing.” Printed on front and back.
This one: “Leaves from the Golden Legend” or “Lives of the Saints” by Jacob De Voregine.
Printed in Nuremberg by Anton…

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Hearn8 Romaniepi_edited-1.tif
Illuminated Manuscript, possibly from the Nuremberg Chronicle, 15th Century-Medieval Period.

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Hearn7 Book of hours_edited-1.tif
Illuminated Manuscript . Written on vellum in a bold Gothic hand. This leaf is illuminated with elaborate marginal floriation, gold and colors…probably from Southern Netherlands in the late 15th century.”

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Hearn5 Runic sagas_edited-1.tif
A runic writing example from a book of Icelandic Sagas. Features a picture of a knight with a sword fighting a monster.

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Hearn19 Child's primer_edited-1.tif
A child's primer, “The New England Primer” published by the American Tract Society, 150 Nassau Street, New York. Probably 18th Century.

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Hearn11 Arabic mss overlay.tif
Two pages written in Arabic. One of the two features a painted image of three men on horses. Hand written with painting overlay.

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