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Sketches & Skeletons of Sermons. 1875.

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Manuscript Sermon Book with 4 Sermons, Daylesford, Australia[?] 1875: 1875

Book Number: 17783


ANONYMOUS. Sketches & Skeletons of Sermons. 1875. 38 pages of lined paper of which 8pp have 4 sermons sketches in brown pen and 2pp have "skeletons" in pencil. The remaining pages are blank. The title is in brown pen on the front free endpaper. The first three sermons have the place name of Daylesford--the only Daylesford Google Maps finds is a town located in the Shire of Heburn, Victoria, Australia., founded in 1852 upon the discovery of gold in the region. The ... View more info

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The Book of the Times or a History of the War. Understandest thou what thou readest? Philip. How can I except some men should guide me? Eunuch. A e i o u l m n r.

By: ANONYMOUS.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Manuscript--A Clever roman à clé in the Style of the O.T. re a Church in Philadelphia, circa 1810 [Methodist? Episcopal?]: 1810

Book Number: 17782


ANONYMOUS. The Book of the Times or a History of the War. Understandest thou what thou readest? Philip. How can I except some men should guide me? Eunuch. A e i o u l m n r. Manuscript, one volume, 44 pages [Philadelphia area, circa 1810?] 16.8 x 19.9cm. $400.00 This is an exceedingly clever roman à clé done in the style of the Old Testament scripture. Divided into three "books" of multiple chapters, it documents the turbulent differences within a religio... View more info

MSS History of the 1st Baptist Church of Pella, Marin County, Iowa

By: ANONYMOUS.

Price: $95.00

Book Number: 17192


ANONYMOUS. MSS History of the 1st Baptist Church of Pella, Marin County, Iowa. The Church was organized in 1844. 20.4 x 25.4cm. 7 sheets written in old pen on both sides making 13 numbered pages plus a blank page, 2 holes punched with thin thread through holes holding pages together. Some cross-outs in the text, but quite readable. The first leaves are a sermon on Numbers 23:23, re Balak & Balaam. The author then proceed in the final 7 pages with the History of the... View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, mid 13th century, in Latin on the finest of vellum (197 x 134mm).

By: BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, mid 13th century: 1250

Book Number: 17886


Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, mid 13th century BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, mid 13th century, in Latin on the finest of vellum (197 x 134mm). $325.00 There are fifty-five lines of double column text in microscopic-miniscule Gothic script. Book headings, chapter numbers, one versal initial in blue pen work with large dragon in red ink. Verso... View more info

Image for A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible.  Paris, France, mid 13th century, in Latin on the finest of vellum (197 x 134mm).

A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, mid 13th century, in Latin on the finest of vellum (197 x 134mm).

By: BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, mid 13th century: 1250

Book Number: 17887


Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, mid 13th century BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, mid 13th century, in Latin on the finest of vellum (197 x 134mm). $325.00 There are fifty-five lines of double column text in microscopic-miniscule Gothic script. Book headings, chapter numbers, one versal initial letter in red pen work with large dragons in blue ink. ... View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, circa 1250-1275, in Latin on vellum

By: BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, circa 1250-1275: circa 1250-1275

Book Number: 17888


Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Bible, Paris France, circa 1250-1275 BIBLE. LATIN. 1250, FRANCE. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible. Paris, France, circa 1250-1275, in Latin on vellum (145 x 100mm). $325.00 There are forty-seven lines of double column text in microscopic-miniscule Gothic script. Book headings, chapter numbers, and versal initials in red pen work with large dragons in blue ink. There are two initia... View more info

MSS LETTER, undated, from S. L. Boardman of South Norridgewock, ME, ad

By: BOARDMAN

Price: $17.50

Book Number: 1900


BOARDMAN, SAMUEL LANE. MSS LETTER, undated, from S. L. Boardman of South Norridgewock, ME, addressed to the editor of the "Eastern Star: Concerns the "ravages" of the cankerworm to the elm & apple trees of Kennebunk and York, ME. Letter is 3+ pp, not signed, & appears to be unfinished. Boardman(1836-1914) agricultural journalist with the Country Gentleman & the Main Farmer (editor for 16 years). Elected Secretary of the Maine State Bd. of Agriculture in 1873. View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript, Book of Hours, Use of Flanders, cir

By: BOOK OF HOURS. DUTCH. 1400.

Price: $810.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Dutch, Use of Flanders, circa 1400: 1400

Book Number: 17508


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Dutch, Use of Flanders, circa 1400BOOK OF HOURS. DUTCH. 1400. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, Use of Paris. In Dutch and on Vellum. Circa 1400. 168x118mm.Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Dutch, Use of Flanders, circa 1400 There are fourteen lines of regal Gothic Textura script with a two-line capital initial in highly embossed gold on a ground of mauve, blue... View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, France, unknown use, circa 1425-1450, on vellum, in Latin, 177 x 118mm.

By: BOOK OF HOURS. FRANCE.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, circa 1425-1450, on Vellum: 1425-1450

Book Number: 17884


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, circa 1425-1450, on Vellum BOOK OF HOURS. FRANCE. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, France, unknown use, circa 1425-1450, on vellum, in Latin, 177 x 118mm. $350.00 Seventeen lines ruled in black ink, in Gothic Script. Capitals in one and two lines with raised embossed gold filled in with blue or red with white tendrils. Mounted in a double-sided, conservati... View more info

A leaf from a medieval manuscript, Book of Hours, Use of Paris. In La

By: BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN & FRENCH. 1500.

Price: $760.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin & French, Use of Paris, circa 1500: 1500

Book Number: 17511


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin & French, Use of Paris, circa 1500BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN & FRENCH. 1500. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, Use of Paris. In Latin and French, circa 1500. 108x82mm. Fifteen lines, ruled in pale red ink, written space (59x38mm), written in dark brown ink in a small gothic liturgical hand, rubrics in red. Panel border with designs of burnished gold ivy leaves and colo... View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript, Book of Hours, Use of Paris.

By: BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, Use of Paris, circa 1450: 1450

Book Number: 17359


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, Use of Paris, circa 1450BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, Use of Paris. In Latin and on Vellum. Mid 15th century. 127x90mm. Fifteen line written in brown ink in a lettre batarde between sixteen horizontals and two vertical ruled in in dark. There are fantastic panel borders of blue and beautiful gold curling acanthus and sprays of naturalist... View more info

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A leaf from a medieval manuscript, Book of Hours, France, Use of Paris

By: BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN. 1420.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, France, Use of Paris, circa 1420: 1420

Book Number: 17509


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, Book of Hours in Latin, France, Use of Paris, circa 1420BOOK OF HOURS. LATIN. 1420. A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, France, Use of Paris, circa 1420. In Latin and on Vellum. 170x115mm. There are eighteen lines of text written in black ink in a Gothic Script. One and two-line initials in embossed gold on alternating rectangular grounds of blue and pink ink. Horizontal line fillers ar... View more info

A leaf from a Breviary, Dutch, Use of Utrecht. In Latin, on vellum.

By: BREVIARY, DUTCH.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Medieval Manuscript Leaf, a Dutch Breviary, Use of Utrecht, in Latin, circa 1250: 1250

Book Number: 17360


Medieval Manuscript Leaf, a Dutch Breviary, Use of Utrecht, in Latin, circa 1250BREVIARY, Dutch. A leaf from a Breviary, Dutch Use of Utrecht. In Latin, on velum, circa 1250. 121x95mm. Psalm 148. There are eighteen lines of monastic Gothic script with one three-line initial "L" in highly embossed gold on a ground of blue and white tendrils, minor initials in gold, alternating on red and blue inked grounds, feathered bord... View more info

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A love letter with plans for property and marriage and a trip to Ohio

By: Cecil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1916

Book Number: 17784


Manuscript love letter re plans for property in Ohio & marriage, WV[?] Feb 8, 1916A love letter with plans for property and marriage and a trip to Ohio. Three sheets of linen style paper 16.3 x 26.2cm folded 2 ways. In gray neat hand. Some light foxing. Dated Feb. 8, 1916. $45.00 The letter starts with "Hellow Monchere Feb. 8,-1916. My Dear Dear Lover:" It commences with a lengthy apology for not writing sooner then reco... View more info

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Manuscript Diary of George W. Finley, Romney, WV, covering years 1884-1885.

By: FINLEY, GEORGE W.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: Diary 1884-85, of George W. Finley--Went over the Wall beside Armistead at Gettysburg, then as POW, one of the 'Immortal 600;" Presbyterian minister in Romney, WV: 1884-85

Book Number: 17805


FINLEY, GEORGE W. Manuscript Diary of George W. Finley, Romney, WV, covering years 1884-1885. 6 x 15.5cm. George Williamson Finley (1838-1909) First Lieutenant, 56th Virginia Infantry, one of the few men who crossed the stone wall beside Gen Lewis Armistead at Gettysburg during Pickett's charge. Finley was beside Armistead as the general lost consciousness on the battlefield. He was taken prisoner, spending the next two years in Unions prisons including at... View more info

A.L., 3rd person, to Miss Macmillan, about a book. Dated 11 Downing S

By: GLADSTONE

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1861

Book Number: 17168


GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART. A.L., 3rd person. Autograph Letter as Chancellor of Exchequer, to Miss Macmillan, about a book. Dated 11 Downing Street, Whitehall, Oct. 14. 1861, re a book. 1 sheet 11.5 x 18.7cm, both sides. "11 Downing Street, Whitehall" printed in blue at top of recto. William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) British statesman, leader of the liberal party; prime minister (1868-74, 1880-85, 1886, 1892-94). View more info

A.N.S. TO Mr. Sullivan: "come at once."

By: GLADSTONE

Price: $50.00

Book Number: 17170


GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART. A.N.S. TO Mr. Sullivan: "come at once." Dated "H C.H. 2. Dec. 10. 62" One sheet 24x18.8cm folded to form 12x18.8cm page, short note. William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) British statesman, leader of the liberal party; prime minister (1868-74, 1880-85, 1886, 1892-94). View more info

D.s. Signed document: We the undersigned Bishops, Clergy, and Communi

By: GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART.

Price: $150.00

Book Number: 17174


GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART. D.s. Signed document: "We the undersigned Bishops, Clergy, and Communicants, in communion with the Church of England, while we abstain from entering upon the high and holy doctrines upon which, by the providence of Almighty God, so happy an agreement was reached at the conference held at Bonn in August last, between members of the Old Catholic, the Orthodox Oriental, and the Anglican Churches, desire to express our profound gratitude... We des... View more info

Typed, signed letter on the letterhead of The Board of Education of

By: HODGE

Price: $30.00

Book Number: 16683


HODGE, EDWARD B. Typed, signed letter on the letterhead of The Board of Education of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Dated Philadelphia, Mar. 15, 1899. 20.5 x 26.7cm. Letter addressed to Mr. J.L.M. Curry, Room 3, Kellogg Bldg., Washington, D.C. Signed: "Edward B. Hodge" Corres. Secty. "As you ask particularly as to the location of schools for the colored race in the south, I would refer you for detailed information to the Rev. E.P. Cowan, D.D., #516 Market Str... View more info

A leaf from an Illuminated Prayer Book/Liturgical Manuscript Netherlands, 15th Century. In Dutch, on vellum.

By: PRAYER BOOK/LITURGICAL MSS.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: circa 1400-1500

Book Number: 17357


PRAYER BOOK/LITURGICAL MANUSCRIPT. A leaf from An Illuminated Prayer Book/Liturgical Manuscript, Northern Netherlands, 15th Century. In Dutch, on vellum. 141 x 99mm. There are eighteen lines of hand-written Gothic script, in black ink with rubrics in red and with seven-line marginal initial in blue with pen work in red, and with a two-line initial in red. Verso: eighteen lines of hand-written Gothic script, in black ink with rubrics in red; a blue two-line initial an... View more info