Foliophiles, Inc: Pages from the Past Collection

Accession Number:  SC 66:02
Location:  RB-M
Dates:  1500 B. C.-1937
Size:  2 oversize legal Hollingers, 1 small flip-top box; 0.60 cu. ft.
Creator/Collector:  Foliophiles, Inc.
Acquisition info:  Purchase by SLPL
Accruals:  None expected
Custodial history:  Purchased in subscription set format by SLPL and housed in Special Collections Department.
Language:  Various
Processed by:  Renee Jones, October 2012
Conservation notes:  Items individually housed into mylar sleeves and then acid-free folders.
Scope and Content:  The collection contains leaves/pages of various examples of the written Word. Items are significant either for the printing method, author, content, or combination thereof.
Arrangement:  Collection arranged chronologically
Restrictions:  Collection open for research. Special handling required, some items in fragile condition.
Remarks:

Foliophiles, Inc.: Pages from the Past
1500 BC - 1937
2 oversize legal Hollingers; 1 small flip top box; .60 cu. ft.

 Box/Item  Description
 1/1  Book of the Dead, Egyptian papyrus, circa 1500-1100 B.C. (2 envelopes, 8 fragments)
 1/2  Greek papyrus, circa 100 B.C. (1 fragment)
 1/3  Arabic papyrus, circa 800-900 A.D. (2 fragments)
 1/4  Persian manuscripts, 1478-19th Century (7 leaves)
 1/5  Manuscripts, circa 1100-1500, Flemish and Dutch Book of Hours, various German religious manuscripts (5 envelopes, 9 leaves)
 1/6  Julianus Antonius, Candididum Puritatis Lilium, Latin manuscript (2 leaves)
 1/7  Simon de Cremona, Sermones, Latin manuscript, Buxheim 1434 (1 leaf)
 1/8  Los Virtuosos Varones, Portugese manuscript, circa 1450 (2 leaves)
 1/9  Biblia Latina, Venice 1478, Reynsburch and Novimagio (1 leaf)
 1/10  Rollewinck, Werner, Fasciculus Temporum, 5th edition printed by Erhard Ratdolt, Venice 1485 (1 leaf)
 1/11  Bergomensis, Jacobus Philippus, Chronicarum Supplementum, “outline of history” Venice 1486 (2 leaves)
 1/12  Husner, Georg, Vocabularius Praedicantium sire Variloguus, “dictionary” Strassburg 1488 (3 leaves)
 1/13  Cassiodorus, Psalterium Exposito, “commentary on the Psalms” Basle 1491 (3 leaves)
 1/14  Aristotle, Propositions, Venice 1493 (1 leaf)
 1/15  Kempis, Thomas A., Imitation of Christ, Nuremberg 1494 (2 leaves)
 1/16  Gemma Vocabulorum, Deventer 1495 (2 leaves)
 1/17  Bible, Latin, Venice 1497 (3 envelopes, 4 leaves)
 1/18  Brant, Sebastian, Stultefera Navis (Das Narrenschiff/Ship of Fools), Basle 1498 (4 leaves)
 1/19  Horace, 1st ill. ed., printed by Gruninger, Strassburg 1498 (3 leaves)
 1/20  Caro, Hugo de Sancto, Postilla Super Psalterium, Nuremberg 1498 (2 leaves)
 1/21  Breviary, Southern France, 16th Century (4 leaves)
 1/22  Fasciculus Mirre, Roelant Bollaert publisher, Delft circa 1500 (5 leaves)
 1/23  Bromyard, Jean (John), Opus Trivium, Lyons 1500 (2 leaves)
 1/24  Lull, Raimond, Arbor Scientiae, Barcelona 1505 (2 leaves)
 1/25  Boetius, Commentaries, Milan 1512 (4 leaves)
 1/26  Macrobius, Saturnalia, Venice 1513 (4 leaves)
 1/27  Perottus, Nicholas, Cornucopia, Venice 1513 (3 leaves)
 1/28  Sigbert of Grembloux, Chronicon, Paris 1513 (2 leaves)
 1/29  Purbach, George and Regiomontanus, John, Tabulae Eclypsium Vienna 1514 (2 leaves)
 1/30  Collection of Classical Authors (Proclus, Porphyry, Iamblichus and Psellus), Venice 1516 (3 leaves)
 1/31  Nova Legenda Angliae, “legends” of the English saints, London 1516 (3 leaves)
 1/32  Virgil, Aeneid, Lyons 1517 (3 leaves)
 1/33  Book of Hours, printed on vellum, Paris or Lyons 1517 (1 leaf)
 1/34  Hortus Sanitatis, Strassburg 1517 (2 leaves)
 1/35  Las Quatoraze Decadas De Tito Livio (Livy), Saragossa 1520 (3 leaves)
 1/36  Book of Hours, printed on vellum, France 1525 (2 leaves)
 1/37  Balli, Pierre, Postille Majores Cum Questionibus, Lyons 1525 (3 leaves)
 1/38  Lombard, Pierre, Opinions, Lyons 1527 (2 leaves)
 1/39  Quintilian, Twelve Books of the Orations, Paris 1527 (4 leaves)
 1/40  Dante, Divine Comedy, Venice 1529 (3 leaves)
 1/41  Polybius, History, in Greek, Haganau 1530 (2 leaves)
 1/42  Biblia Picturis Illustrata (Latin Bible), printed by Pierre Regnault, Paris 1540 (1 envelope 3 leaves)
 1/43  Bible, Hebrew, printed by Robert Estienne, Paris 1544 (4 leaves)
 1/44  German Manuscript, 1551 (2 leaves)
 1/45  Bible, English, Matthew’s Bible, printed by Nicholas Hyll, London 1551 (5 leaves)
 1/46  Belon, Pierre, De Aquatilibus, crocodile ill., Paris 1553 (1 leaf)
 1/47  Jovius, Paulus, History, Paris 1553 (2 leaves)
 1/48  Josephus, [Works], printed by Jerome Froben, Basle 1554 (3 leaves)
 1/49  Breviary, London 1555 (1 leaf)
 1/50  Magnus, Olaus, Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus, Rome 1555 (4 leaves)
 1/51  Gessner, De Aquitilbus, Historiae Animalium, Zurich 1555 (2 leaves)
 1/52  English Book of Laws, laws passed by Parliament in first year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, London 1559 (2 leaves)
 1/53  Munster, Sebastian, Cosmographia Universalis, Basle 1559 (4 leaves)
 1/54  Ovid, Metamorphoses, Venice 1565 (3 leaves)
 1/55  Tartalea, Nicholas, [Work on Euclid], Venice 1565 (2 leaves)
 1/56  Book of Services for Christmas, Holy Week, musical accompaniment, Salamanca 1570 (1 leaf)
 1/57  Pope Boniface VIII, Liber Sextus, Venice 1572 (3 leaves)
 1/58  Bocchi, Archille, Symbolicarum Quaestonum de Universo Genere, Bologne 1574 (1 leaf)
 1/59  Commentariorum in Ordinationes Regia Castellae, Spanish lawbook, Salamanca 1574 (2 leaves)
 1/60  Bible, English N.T., A Catholike and Ecclesiasticall Exposition of the Holy Gospell after St. John, London 1575 (2 leaves)
 1/61  Missal, Roman, Venice 1576 (1 leaf)
 1/62  Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes, London 1579 (4 leaves)
 1/63  Bible, Latin, Biblia Sacra, 1st ed. of the first Latin Bible printed in England, Henry Middleton printer, London 1580 (5 leaves)
 1/64  Calvin, John, [Sermons], London 1583 (3 leaves)
 1/65  Estatutos Generales de Barcelona, Mexico 1585 (2 leaves)
 1/66  Valverdo, Juan de Harmusco, Anatome Corporis Humani, Venice 1585 (1 leaf)
 1/67  Heresbach, Conrad, Four Books on Husbandry, London 1596 (3 leaves)
1/68  Chaucer, Geoffrey, Collected Works, London 1598 (1 leaf)
 2/1 Amydenius, Theodorus, manuscript, 17th Century (1 leaf)
 2/2  Lippi, Lorenzo (Perlone Zipoli), Malmantile Racquistato, 17th Century (3 leaves)
 2/3  Bible, New Testament in English, anonymous translation made at Douai and Rheims, printed by Daniel Vervliet, Antwerp 1600 (4 leaves)
 2/4  van den Velde, Jan, Spieghel der Schriftkonste, Rotterdam 1605 (1 leaf)
 2/5  Bible, English, King James “Protestant translation, or Authorized ersion”, 1st ed. “He” Bible, printed by Robert Barker, London 1611 (4 eaves)
 2/6  Sandys, George, Book of European Travels, London 1615 (2 leaves)
 2/7  Mexia, Pedro, Nuova Seconda Selva, Venice 1616 (1 leaf)
 2/8  Bible, Hebrew, Pentateuch, printed by Pierre de la Roviere, Geneva 1617- 8 (2 leaves)
 2/9  Ludolphus of Saxony, Life of Jesus Christ, printed by Peter van Ghelen, ntwerp 1618 (3 leaves)
 2/10  Callot, Jacques, etching, 1621-1631 (1 leaf)
 2/11  Irish law book, Statues of Ireland from the reign of King Edward up to and including part of that of James I, Dublin 1621 (2 leaves)
 2/12  Simson, Archibald, Hieroglyphica, printed by Thomas Finlason, printer to His Majesty, Edinburgh 1622-23 (2 leaves)
 2/13  Camden, William, Annalles of Elizabeth, London 1625 (1 leaf)
 2/14  Republic Series, much-prized volume on France in pocket library of travel books, Ezevir printing, Leyden 1626 (3 leaves)
 2/15  Bible, Latin, “Vulgate Edition”, Plantin Press, Antwerp 1628 (5 leaves)
 2/16  Burton, Robert, Anatomy of Melancholy, printed by John Lichfield, Oxford 1632 (3 leaves)
 2/17  Gerard, John, Herball, comprehensive medico-botanical treatise, London 1635 (2 leaves)
 2/18 History of Savoy, Republic Series, miniature book printed by house of Elzevir, Leyden 1634 (4 leaves)
 2/19  Guillim, John, Display of Heraldrie, London 1638 (3 leaves)
 2/20  Church of England, Book of Rituals, printed by Robert Barker, London 1639 (1 leaf)
 2/21  Empresas Politicas, Monaco 1640 (4 leaves)
 2/22  Jonson, Benjamin, Works, London 1640 (3 leaves)
 2/23  Symbola Politica, Elsiver miniature engraving, Amsterdam mid-17th Century (2 leaves)
 2/24  Piso, William, De Indiae Utriusque, Re Naturali et Medica, printed by Elzevirs, Amsterdam 1658 (2 leaves)
 2/25  Costumes de Touraine, Tours 1661 (1 leaf)
 2/26  Bible, German, miniature, Frankfurt am Main 1664 (5 engravings)
 2/27  Mather, Increase, sermon, American incunable leaf 1665 (3 leaves)
 2/2/8  Ethico Politicorum, book of emblems, Heidelberg 1666 (3 leaves)
 2/29  Bible, “Biblia Sacra” Vulgate Editionis, edited by Popes Sextus V and Clemens VIII, Venice 1669 (3 leaves)
 2/30  Ripa, Cesare, Iconologia, amplifications by Giovanni Zaratino Castellini, printed by Niccolo Pezzana, from the library of William Morris, Venice 1669 (3 leaves)
 2/31  Spanhemius, Ezechiel, Numisatum Antiquorum, printed by Daniel Elsiver, Amseterdam 1671 (3 leaves)
 2/32  Virorum Illustrium, portraits of Augustinian monks and nuns, printed by George Czernoch, Prague 1674 (1 leaf)
 2/33  Bible. N.T. Greek, printed by house of Elzevir, Amersterdam 1678 (1 leaf)
 2/34  Phillips, Edward, New World of Words, English dictionary, London 1678 (3 leaves)
 2/35  Bible, first printed translation into Irish of the Old Testament, London 1685 (4 leaves)
 2/36  Shakespeare, Fourth Folio, London 1685 (1 leaf)
 2/37  Mackenzie, Sir George, Observations on the Acts of Parliament, Edinburgh 1686 (2 leaves)
 2/38  Bizot, Pierre, Medalische Historie der Republyk van Holland, 2nd. ed, Amsterdam 1690 (2 leaves)
 2/39  England Parliamentary Acts, reign of William III, London 1695-8 (2 leaves)
 2/40  Maimonides, Constitutiones de jure jurando, Leyden 1706 (1 leaf)
 2/41  Salvini, Antonmaria, Sonnets, Florence 1728 (2 leaves)
 2/42  Gardiner, William, Tables of Logarithms, London 1742 (2 leaves)
 2/43  Bentley, Richard, Lucan’s Pharsalia, printed from private press of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill 1760 (4 leaves)
 2/44  Bible, German, 3rd ed. of Christopher Saur’s German Bible, Germantown, Pennsylvania 1776 (4 leaves)
 2/45  Hawney, Wm., The Complete Measurer, Irish textbook, Dublin 1785 (3 leaves)
 2/46  Taylor, C., [Collection of Stipple Engravings], London 1786 (4 leaves)
 2/47  Anacreon, Bion and Moschus, I. B. Bodonius, Regis Catholici Typographus Parma 1791 (2 leaves)
 2/48  The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episocopal Church, printed y Parry Hall, Philadelphia 1792 (3 leaves)
 2/49  Shakespeare, Works, first edition of Shakespeare printed in America, published by Bioren and Madan at Philadelphia 1796 (3 leaves)
 2/50  Fowler, Andrew, The Lessons of the Episcopal Church, published by Blauvelt, New Brunswick, New Jersey 1798 (3 leaves)
 2/51  The Confession of Faith, printed by T. & J. Swords, New York 1799 (3 leaves)
 2/52  Scott, Sir Walter, Marmion, 1st ed. printed by J. Ballantyne, Edinburgh 1808 (1 leaf)
 2/53  Iliad [Miniature], printed by N. Bliss, Oxford 1810 (3 leaves)
 2/54  Aesop, Fables with Designs on Wood by Thomas Bewick, printed by E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, Newcastle-on-Tyne 1823 (3 leaves)
 2/55  Horace [Miniature], “microscopique” type designed by Didot, published by A. Mesneir, Paris 1828 (4 leaves)
 2/56  Bible, English, Icones Veteris Testamenti, William Pickering from designs by Holbein, printed by Charles Whittingham of Chiswick Press, London 1830 (5 leaves)
 5/57  S.C. Hall, Book of Gems, the poets and artists of Great Britain, Saunders and Otley, London 1837 (3 leaves)
 5/58  Emmons, Ebenezer, Natural History of Lithography, published by the State of New York, printed by Charles Van Bentuysen, Albany 1851 (4 leaves)
 2/59  Audubon, 2nd ed. Quadrapeds, New York 1856 (2 leaves)
 2/60  Murray, Lindley, Murray’s English Grammar, printed by Robert Davis & Co., Boston 1856 (3 leaves)
 2/61  Catholic Church, Missal, printed by J. Claye, Paris 1858 (2 leaves)
 2/62  Gallery of English and American Poets, printed by C. Sherman & Son and published by E. H. Butler & Co., Philadelphia 1859 (4 leaves)
 2/63  Goudy’s Ladies Book, Philadelphia 1860 (2 leaves)
 2/64  Wardrop, Oliver, Book of Wisdom and Lies, printed at Kelmscott Press, London 1894 (1 leaf)
 2/65  Morris, William, Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, printed at Kelmscott Press, London 1895 (1 leaf)
 2/66  Lamb, Charles and Mary Lamb, Tales founded on the Plays of Shakespeare, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, printed by J. M. Dent & Co., London 1909 (2 ill.)
 2/67  Moore, Sir Thomas, Utopia, limited ed. Bruce Rogers folio, Rudge Press, New York 1937 (3 leaves)
 3/-  Egyptian Scarab with hieroglyphics, c.a. 1000 B. C.
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