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January 28, 2009

Original Leaves from Famous Books collection available

A new image collection is available of original leaves and captions as collection by Otto Ege from famous books, dating between 1122 A.D. - 1923 A.D. A few examples include: The Koran Manuscript (1122, printed in Cairo), Livy's The History of Rome (1436, printed in Italy), and Erasmus' Adage Printed by Jerome Froben (1528, Basle). These leaves are great examples of early printing techniques. These images are owned by Special Collections, Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Permission to reproduce and/or publish can be obtained by contacting Special Collections at 216-368-2993.

Posted by vad17 at January 28, 2009 01:53 PM

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