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detached leaves

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Sheets, typically of paper or vellum, that were formerly parts of manuscripts or other volumes, but have been disconnected, separated, unattached, or otherwise removed from the volume.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dictionary leaf, 1488

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 10, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 10
Scope and Contents

A leaf from "Vocabularius Praedicantium Sire Variloguus" printed in 1488 in Strassburg by Georg Husner. This early printed "dictionary" written by Johannes Melber could also be considered a thesaurus as well.

Dates: 1488

Flemish Book of Hours manuscript leaf, ca. 1250-1300

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 9, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 9
Scope and Contents

A manuscript leaf from "Flemish Book of Hours", ca. 1250-1300. This leaflet shows the customary wide margins and careful workmanship. The manuscript from which this leaf was taken, shows the influence of the Flemish or northern French in the few initial letters where a clay base was encrusted over with gold paint. This leaf only shows the faint illumination of the soft gold. The rulings used to write in a straight line are also evident on the leaf.

Dates: ca. 1250-1300

Leaf from the book of Jeremiah, 13th Century

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents

A leaf from a 13th century Bible, French query. Latin text is from the book of Jeremiah. Jeremiah 11:21 to Jeremiah 14:21.

Dates: 13th Century

Miniature leaf, 1828

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 17, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 17
Scope and Contents

This leaf is from a miniature book taken from the Diamond Classics, published by William Pickering in London in 1828. The recto side is marked 209; The verso side is marked as 210.

Dates: Publication: 1828

Pages from the Past: original leaves from rare books and manuscripts

Identifier: 05-exws_pages

Primarily individual leaves from European or Near Eastern manuscripts or printed books, but also contains leaves from newspapers, pamphlets, as well as several ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, including a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and cylinder seal.

Dates: 2500 BCE-1894 CE; Other: Majority of material found in Bulk 1500-1800 CE

Stultefera Navis leaf, 1498

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 12
Scope and Contents

A leaf from "Stulefera Navis", the Latin version of the famous satirical German poem, Das Narrenschiff, or the Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant. Printed by Bergman von Olpe at Basle in 1498, the recto side of the incunable leaf is marked XXII on the top.

Dates: 1498