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Salmân and his religious instructor have read a holy book predicting the coming of the Prophet and discuss this matter.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 171v

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 253.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 253v.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 288.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 254v.

Explicit, final note and (last rule line) erased ex libris. 2-line initials with penwork, name of book in red and blue.

Small initials, and marginal note with names of Magi. Name of book in red.

Opening of text with large initial, rubric, full border design, small initials with penwork, placemarkers, name of book and chapter number in red and blue. Later note and library stamp.

Opening of part two, with initial, placemarkers, book name and chapter number.

Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers.

Illuminated initial showing Jonah and the whale, 2-line initial with penwork, rubric, book name and chapter number.

Page of text with small initials and penwork, placemarkers, book name and chapter numbers, and commentary box.

Opening initial of Book of Ruth.

Opening of text, large initial with Jerome as scribe and elaborate extension into border. Small initials with penwork, rubrics, placemarkers, book name and chapter numbers in red and blue.

Illuminated initial of Job covered in sores. Small painted initial in blue, orange etc. Rubric. Book name and chapter number in red and blue.

Page of text with extensive marginal commentary on Queen of Sheba, red placemarkers, name of book in red and blue.

Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number.

Opening of text (begins mid-sentence). Large initial with human face. Rubrics. Book name and chapter number in red and blue.

Initials with elaborate penwork, book name and chapter numbers in red and blue. Catchword.

Page of text with 4-line red and blue initial with penwork, chapter number and book name in red and blue, pale yellow daubs as placemarkers, and quire number and catchword.

Opening of text, with large and small initials, rubric, placemarkers, name of book and chapter number in red and blue, note of ownership.

Opening of text with large painted initial including stylized animal figures. Blue initial with red penwork. Rubric; book name and chapter number in red and blue.

Page of text with red initial with blue penwork, book name and chapter number in red and blue, and marginal note about Jacob's children.

Opening of Genesis with large puzzle initial and elaborate penwork, placemarkers, 1-line initials, book and chapter number in red and blue, marginal note.

Later note of ownership in left margin, "Henery foxe his book."

Miniature of Jean Hayton, in his Premonstratensian robes, offering his book to Clement V. Rubric, puzzle initial and small initial, linefiller.

Text (beginning of book three), map and miniature showing four winds.

Opening of Jerome's prologue (Novum opus facere), with large initial done in puzzle design, with penwork. Rubric and name of book in red.

Seventh vision: a hellmouth containing the devil, the beast and the false prophet; God enthroned with open book judging all the dead, some of whom remain in hell, while others, with books around them, are listed in the roll of the living. (Apoc. 20:11-12)

Opening of first book of Boethius.

Miniature of the Annunciation with the Virgin reading a book (in a chemise binding?).

Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric.

Opening of book two, miniature, initial with penwork and blue initial on gold, border design.

Opening of third book, initial, border design, catchword.

Opening of main text, large initial with penwork, small initial and placefinder, name of book in blue and red. Biblical text written larger than commentary.

Miniature of Christ, book name at top of page.

Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her. Other books scattered around. In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Proba studying at her desk, seated on a blue throne, under a gothic canopy. She leafs through a book on a lectern; other books are visible.

Miniature showing 1. Isis inscribing book of laws amidst a group of farmers; 2. the apotheosis of Io and the goddess adored in her temple at Rome; 3. Io's ship with its sail furled. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing Sempronia defending herself against Equitius before the Roman magistrate. She reads from a book open on a lectern before a seated tribune. Initial, rubric and border design.

Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her. Other books scattered around. In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers. Initial, rubric, border design.

Incipit of text, with initial, rubric, border design. Miniature showing the figure of the author in a gothic chamber, asleep. He has a pen in his hand, a book open on a lectern, and other books scattered around. A cat chases a mouse across the floor.

Prayer Book (Troyes Use)

Prayer Book (Troyes Use)

Description of the book.

Prayer Book (Troyes Use)

The printer, Anthoine Vérard, kneeling center, presents his book to the king of France, Charles VIII (1492). Behind Vérard, Josephus (died circa 93 CE), holding a scroll with his name on it to identify him as the author, looks on approvingly. Behind Josephus, a scene of mayhem typical of The Jewish War plays itself out. In the foreground, a mounted King Charles enters Paris, and, center right, Charles's servants hold his horse while he receives the book from Vérard.

Josephus presents his book to the emperor Vespasian(?).

Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.

Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.

Miniature of Cucifixion with image of Dominican nun (sponsor of book); and facing text page.

Ownership note of Marye de Cambrye, wife of Quentin de Tolnare (or de Tollnaire) in 1582, with promise to pay reward if the book were returned to her.

Account book, 1711-1729 (mostly in Dutch)

Account book, 1711-1729 (mostly in Dutch)

Account book, 1711-1729 (mostly in Dutch)

Account book, 1711-1729 (mostly in Dutch)

Account book, 1711-1729 (mostly in Dutch)

Commonplace book

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Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

Commonplace book

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