Medieval and renaissance manuscripts

auction Monday, 9 July 2001.
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Christie"s , London [England]
Manuscripts -- Catalogs., Rare books -- Cata
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Today, Cornell Library holds more than Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, ranging from a 9th century coptic fragment, to 16th and 17th century heraldic texts and royal charters.

These manuscript books continue to provide students with a working laboratory of original sources, both at Cornell and beyond.

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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts. Houghton Library's collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts represents a significant resource for the study of the literature, art, history, music, philosophy, and theology of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Western Europe.

Browse All Items. items. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Early European manuscript books. T he Rare Book and Special Collections Division maintains custody of a varied and interesting group of early manuscript books now numbering well over Medieval and renaissance manuscripts book hundred pieces.

Roger Wieck is now the highly regarded Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the Pierpont Morgan Library-- the best single collection in the US One of his excellent Pierpont Morgan Library exhibitions is "Painted Prayers.

The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art " PML/ George Braziller. /5(1). Welcome to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s digital collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.

Our manuscript collection includes most of the kinds of books used between and A.D.: prayer books and poetry, Bibles and political propaganda, philosophical works, and fantastic histories. Some manuscripts are elaborate and beautiful works of art; others are humble "owner-produced" books.

[31] For notes on the production of manuscripts in late medieval England, see H. Bell, "The Price of Books in Medieval England," Library 4th ser., 17 (): ; A. Doyle, "The Shaping of the Vernon and Simeon Manuscripts," in Chaucer and Middle English Studies in Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins, ed.

by Beryl Rowland (London: Allen. The collection, which was then the finest private collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts assembled in this country since the days of Pierpont Morgan and his son, covers a thousand years, from the fifth to the sixteenth century; two-thirds of the manuscripts date before   Introduction.

Special Collections owns more than facsimile reproductions of manuscripts dating from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Some are of very high quality, reproducing not only the contents of manuscripts, but even the Medieval and renaissance manuscripts book and other unique features that shed light on medieval book : John Miles.

Medieval and Renaissance Interiors in Illuminated Manuscripts By Eva Oledzka British Library REVIEW. Afficionadas of Medieval Illuminations are natural fans of the Medieval Manuscripts Blog because of all the quirky and fine details in the fabulous manuscripts held in this invaluable collection, which curators point out on a nearly daily.

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts. The Rare Book and Manuscript Library's holdings in this field range chronologically from the eighth century through the twentieth (a miniature by the Spanish Forger), with the majority in the fifteenth century.

Geographically, the manuscripts surge north from Italy (38% of the collection) through almost all the countries of western Europe, including Iceland. A newly discovered Book of Hours, probably made for Violante Cano aroundleads the 7 July Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts sale in London.

The manuscript was produced in Valencia but enriched with additional miniatures by the Master of the Dresden Prayerbook and the Master of Edward IV imported from Bruges. Introduction to the Collection It is impossible to work with the medieval and Renaissance manuscripts at Bryn Mawr College without a constant reminder of the generosity of Howard L.

Goodhart and his daughter Phyllis Goodhart Gordan (Bryn Mawr Class of ). Many of the manuscripts now in the collection were at one time Goodhart's own.

The Beinecke Library’s Medieval and Renaissance collections document the history of human thought from the Byzantine era through The first medieval manuscript recorded in the Yale collection was acquired inand was the gift of Elihu Yale.

An illustrated copy of the Speculum humanae salvationis, it attracted the special attention of Yale President Ezra Stiles, who read the manuscript and annotated. The Evolution of the Book in Medieval and Renaissance Society The Renaissance, which spanned from the s until the s, along with being an unprecedented leap forward in arts and intellectualism, was a time of great literary advancement.

Leading expert in Medieval and Renaissance manuscript illumination, Les Enluminures offers for sale original illuminated manuscripts, books of hours, miniatures and works of art from the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

To hold and to turn the pages of a manuscript is to touch hands directly with medieval. Save 84% off the newsstand price. Student researchers analyzed this leaf from a Book of Hours (left), a devotional Christian manuscript that dates to. Reviewed in the United States on A beautifully produced, two-volume catalog of (most of) the medieval and renaissance manuscripts at Princeton, which previously were largely uncatalogued.

The volumes are large, printed in double columns on high quality paper, and elegantly bound in black and red cloth with gilt spine and covers/5(2).

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Medieval Manuscripts: The Book of Hours of Lorenzo de’ Medici. by January 8, When his beloved daughter told him she would get married, Lorenzo de’ Medici, the greatest patron of Italian Renaissance culture, did not want to disappoint her.

As a wedding gift, he commissioned a splendid manuscript as small as a postcard. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Ninth Book of the Al'Mansuri (Liber Nonus ad Almansorem).

Expounded and Commented by Gerard de Solo and Translated into Hebrew by the physician Tobiel ben Samuel de Leiria (of Portugal) Ninth Book of the Al'Mansuri (Liber Nonus ad Almansorem).

Princeton University’s collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is one of the finest in the country, containing over manuscripts in the Robert Garrett, Grenville Kane, Robert Taylor, Cotsen Library, and Princeton collections, and hundreds of other manuscripts, single leaves and cuttings, and original documents in various other collections.

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library. By Don C. Skemer; incorporating contributions by Adelaide Bennett, Jean F. Preston, William P. Stoneman and the Index of Christian Art (Princeton, N.J.: Department of Art and Archaeology and the Princeton University Library, in association with Princeton University Press, ).

2 volumes (I: xxv, pages, 88 pages of plates. Search for descriptions of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts based largely on the Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, edited by Barbara Shailor et.

View commonly used abbreviations (pdf, 5 p.) and read the Introduction, by Barbara Shailor (pdf, 8 p.).

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The Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and The Ohio State University Libraries are committed to building our medieval and Renaissance teaching and research collections, and the funds listed above will help insulate us from the vagaries of an ever-shifting antiquarian market and will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our students, teachers, and researchers.

Show more The Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection contains images of 21 unbound manuscript items and 10 bound manuscript items from the Silver Special Collections Library of the University of Vermont.

These manuscripts were written in various locations across Europe and the Middle East, from early in the 12th century to the 17th century C.E. Collection History. The New York Public Library possesses one of the largest and finest collections of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts in North America, yet its manuscript holdings are scarcely known to scholars, much less to a wide public audience.

Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts are vehicles of the collective memory of western European culture, and provide a material connection between the scribes, illuminators, and patrons who produced these works and the audiences who view them today.

About a third are illuminated manuscripts, which are selectively illustrated in the catalogue’s color plates, which contain nearly images. Princeton’s manuscripts range in date from the Carolingian era to the Italian Renaissance, with particular strength in late medieval holdings.

Sotheby's summer sale of Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts achieved a total of £, A precious Book of Hours from the Ghent-Bruges school led the sale and sold for £, Also notable was another Book of Hours that belonged.

Other Resources for Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Online Resources. A great online resource for medieval manuscripts is the Digital Scriptorium, now based at Columbia very comprehensive site now includes manuscripts from Columbia, Harvard, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and other libraries.

Special Collections includes Medieval manuscript leaves and codices. The majority of items were donated by Samuel Herbert McVitty, of Salem, Virginia, in memory of his wife Lucy Winton McVitty, Trustee at Hollins, The collection provides insight into the art of Medieval handwriting, manuscript production, music, and art.Beinecke Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts This searchable database provides access to descriptions of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts based largely on the Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, edited by Barbara Shailor et al.Medieval ManuscriptsThe Huntington possesses one of the largest collections of British medieval manuscripts in the Western hemisphere.

The majority of the Library's medieval holdings were produced in England or in Europe for the English market. They include nearly bound volumes of literary, historical, and religious materials, which contain about 2, separate texts.