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A book of family records and personal reminiscences / manuscript
A book of family records and personal reminiscences / manuscript
Holograph in black ink., Text on rectos; versos left blank for notes, etc., With the author's armorial bookplate [Franks 23705] on front pastedown., Bound by Hayes, Oxford., Formerly catalogued as Fisher MSS 05282., The gift of Hilary Nicholls, 27 Jun 1977., NEW
Alla serenis.ma madama la granduchessa madre Gallileo [sic] Galilei : [manuscript].
Alla serenis.ma madama la granduchessa madre Gallileo [sic] Galilei : [manuscript].
Fine italic script; varying number of long lines per pages, Written by 2 (?) hands in Italian in black ink., Bound in modern boards with a paper covering., Caption title., Galileo originally wrote his Letter to Grand Duchess Christina of Tuscany, expounding on the relationship between science and re ... view
Asia extrema : entra nella a fé promulgas a ley de Deus pelos padres da Companhia de Jesus ... / [manuscript
Asia extrema : entra nella a fé promulgas a ley de Deus pelos padres da Companhia de Jesus ... / [manuscript
Disbound; original calf binding laid in., Cursive script; varying number of long lines per page., Written by a single hand in Portuguese in black ink; ornamental title page border., Includes index., Original MS., The gift of Ralph Stanton, 1988
Aurelij Augustini doctoris H[ip]ponensis ep[iscop]i de ciuitate dei ad marcellinu[m] contra paganos ... [manuscript].
Aurelij Augustini doctoris H[ip]ponensis ep[iscop]i de ciuitate dei ad marcellinu[m] contra paganos ... [manuscript].
Written in Germany(?) in a cursive book hand; on paper; anchor watermark (not found in Bricquet or Mošin), Title from incipit to liber primus (leaf [16v]), With index (leaves [1-15]); incipit (leaf [1r]): Aditus quid est.libro p[ri]mo.cap[itu]lo iiij., Leaf [16r]: Incipit prologus sancti Augustini ... view
Catalogue of Chinese snuff bottles from the collection of Fred S. Haines :  this catalogue designed written and executed / [manuscript].
Catalogue of Chinese snuff bottles from the collection of Fred S. Haines : this catalogue designed written and executed / [manuscript].
Calligraphic script., Holograph written in single hand in black and brown ink., Pages framed. Most illustrations numbered., Illustrations in water-colour., Continued on 4 leaves in portfolio containing numbers 266-273, 354-357, 398-404 and 4 unnumbered illustrations., Leaves [1] and [41] blank, Gift ... view
Certificate of doctor's degree in favour of Marco Antonio Remena, with the appended seal of Gregorio Cardinal Barbarigo
Certificate of doctor's degree in favour of Marco Antonio Remena, with the appended seal of Gregorio Cardinal Barbarigo
Leaves [1-3] and [124] verso-[126] in a later hand., Bound in contemporary brown leather binding, gilt and blind tooled on upper and lower cover; with seal in matching leather case attached by braided cord., Italic script with display script in capitals; varying number of long lines per page., Writt ... view
Dates of decease of those who were my friends, or with whom I was slightly acquainted. [manuscript]
Dates of decease of those who were my friends, or with whom I was slightly acquainted. [manuscript]
Victorian cursive hand; 7 columns over two facing pages., Vol. 1: 52 leaves; vol. 2: 56 leaves., Vol. 1: 1853-1897; vol. 2: 1898-1920., William Henry Pearson was born at Brixton, England and came to Canada in 1835. From 1847 to 1854 he was employed in the Toronto Post Office; from 1854 to 1908 he w ... view
De claustro animae : [manuscript]
De claustro animae : [manuscript]
Preceded by a fragment of the author's De duodecim abusionibus claustri., Collation: i⁶, ii², iii⁴, iv⁴, v⁸, vi⁸, vii¹⁰ [vii9-10 wanting], viii⁸ [viii7 wanting], ix⁶, x¹⁰ [x3 cancelled], xi⁶ [xi3, 5-6 wanting], xii², xiii¹., Twelfth-century Praegothica minuscule script; writ ... view
De conflictu viciorum
De conflictu viciorum
Leaves [1], [24] & [25] blank., Incipit title., Foliation added in a later hand., Modern vellum binding over cardboard, with smooth spine, and edges speckled in red., Written in a highly abbreviated, tight, rounded Italian semi-cursive script, in brown ink; in two columns of up to 32 lines (145 ... view
Dr. MacKenzie's Canadian diary, 1839-43
Dr. MacKenzie's Canadian diary, 1839-43
5 v. in 1., Spine title., Cursive script; varying number of long lines per page; some pages in columns., Half-bound, marble board binding, in half calf gilt, quarter red morocco box., Holograph in pencil, black, and blue ink, with some maps in colour., Preliminary p. [5-10], [89-90]; [1-8] (3rd grou ... view
Fenestella : de Romanorum magistratibus  [manuscript]
Fenestella : de Romanorum magistratibus [manuscript]
Title derived from MS. on leaf 2., Leaf 1 is vellum., Informal anticha corsiva script; 1 column of 25 lines (13.5 x 8 cm.)., Binding: Contemporary in oak boards and stamped leather with remnants of clasps., Written in Latin, by one hand, in black ink with chapter headings in red ink., 15th century t ... view
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of the N.W. Passage in H.M.S. Terror, Captn. Geo. Back
Journal of a voyage for the discovery of the N.W. Passage in H.M.S. Terror, Captn. Geo. Back
Holograph in English in black ink with drawings of the Terror., Cursive script; varying numbers of long lines per page., Bound in red leather over boards., Leaves [59-136, 139-140, 142-160] blank., With the armorial crest bookplate of Owen Stanley., Formerly catalogued as Fisher MSS 3200., Acquired ... view

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