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Printing -- Specimens

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jahrbuch der Schriftgiesserei und Messinglinienfabrik by D. Stempel Akt-Ges, 1929-1930

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31141025375895], Folder: 7
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents

Old German textbook

Dates: Publication: 1929-1930

Nuremberg Chronicle leaf, 1493

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 11, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 11
Scope and Contents

From the "Nüremburg Chronicle". It was printed in Nüremburg by Anton Koberger in 1493. The "Nüremburg Chronicle" contained over 300 leaves and about 1,900 woodcuts. The type is a modified Gothic that was commonly used with the Nüremburg printers. This ambitious publishing feat is known as the Picture Book of the Fifteenth Century. The recto side of the leaf is marked CCXXII in the upper right hand corner; the verso side is unmarked.

Dates: 1493

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

Special Collections Miscellany

Identifier: 05-exws_splmisc

Miscellaneous serials, cards, pamphlets and booklets relating or other examples of ephemeral printed material for use with graphic design, literature and history students.

Dates: 1919-1976; Majority of material found within Bulk 1975-1976; Other: Date acquired: 1996-2015