Les tables de geographie, reduites en un jeu de cartes / par P. Du-Val ...; Cordier sculp. Tables de geographie, reduites en vn ieu de cartes
Geographical recreations -- Early works to 1800.; Card games -- Early works to 1800.; Geography -- Early works to 1800; Playing cards -- Specimens -- Early works to 1800.; PU
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund.; Penn Libraries copy disbound from a nonce volume.; Penn Libraries copy has ms. numeral ("6") in head outer corner of sheet.; Penn Libraries copy shelved with ephemera and bookseller's description.
Heures a lusaige de Ro[m]me : tout au long sans rie[n]s requerir auec les figures de la vie de lho[m]me & la destructio[n] de hierusale[m]. Heures à l'usage de Rome
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens.; PU; Codices.; Books of hours.; Devotional calendars.; Illuminations.; Metal cuts.; Woodcuts (prints); Hybrid books.; Printer's devices (Publishing); France; Paris; 16th century.; Velvet bindings (Binding); Wooden boards (Binding)
Penn Libraries copy is variant with 3 full-page metal-cut illustrations without borders (St. John boiled in oil, the arrest of Christ in Gethsemane, and the Annunciation) and includes the "Vie de l'homme" border images.; Leaf size: 245 x 161 mm.; Rubrication: 2 illustrations, St. John boiled in oil (f. A8v) and the arrest of Christ in Gethsemane (f. B3v), fully illuminated with gold highlights; 1 illustration, the Annunciation (f. C1r), partly illuminated (halos gilt); 1 4-line inhabited initial in pale violet and white on gold (f. N8v); some 3-line initials, most grey and white on gold with red accents, a few gold on blue with red and white accents; 1- and 2-line initials, paragraph marks, and line-fillers in gold on red, blue, or brown throughout; capital strokes in yellow; text area ruled in red.; Penn Libraries copy has ms. shelf mark on front pastedown; modern ms. foliation in pencil in head outer corner of leaves.; Binding: "Sixteenth-century dark blue velvet over [blind-stamped leather over] wooden boards, remains of two later fore-edge clasps, edges gilt (title very slightly soiled, velvet of binding rubbed, with small hole in upper cover, pile worn from spine, cloth worn away over  raised bands; lacking lower headcap, preserved in morocco-backed folding case."--Les Enluminures.; Penn Libraries copy has a few small wormholes at head and tail outer corners of front pastedown; signature mark on f. C3r effaced; a few signature marks partially uninked.; Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Pichore, Jean,; Anabat, Guillaume,; Hardouyn, Gilles,; Hardouyn, Germain,; Lothian, Philip Henry Kerr,; Collins, Mary S.,
Latin and French.
Ont este nouuelleme[n]t imprimees a Paris : Par Guillaume Anabat imprimeur ... pour Gillet Hardouyn libraire ... et pour Germain Hardouyn libraire ..., [ca. 1507]
Leaf size: 198 x 136 mm.; Penn Libraries copy: rubrication: 2-line initial and capital strokes supplied by a reader in red on leaf a2r; other leaves without rubrication.; Penn Libraries copy: 2-line initials on leaves a4r, a6r, a8v, b8v, c2v, c6v, and c8r supplied by a reader in brown ink; some ms. underlines in brown ink; early ms. marginal note in brown ink on leaf c3v.; Penn Libraries copy has partially illegible ms. ownership inscription ("Bibliotheca August[...?] Angiae[?]") at foot of title leaf.; Penn Libraries copy bound in full modern(?) brown leather.; Penn Libraries copy has paper slip with printed description in French (of this copy?) affixed to front pastedown.
Nemesianus, Marcus Aurelius Olympius.; Caillaut, Antoine,
Eloge funèbre du général Drouot : prononcé dans la cathédrale de Nancy, le 25 mai 1847 / par Henri-Dominique Lacordaire. Melange
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.; Penn Libraries copy is no. 1 in a volume of 9 works published in France during the first half of the 19th century.; Penn Libraries copy bound in one quarter calf over marbled boards; spine tooled in blind; blind-stamped spine title ("Melange").