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Incunabula and early printed book leaves collection
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  • Language of Material: Latin
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Incunabula and early printed book leaves collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 6199
    Physical Description: 1.73 linear feet. 1 box
    Date (inclusive): circa 1470s-20th century
    Abstract: This collection consists primarily of individual leaves from incunabula, the majority of which are Bibles, German in origin, and dating from approximately 1470 to 1499. Also included are colored leaves from a printing of the Nuremburg Chronicles, and some single leaf examples of 18th, 19th and early 20th century fine printing.
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists primarily of individual leaves from incunabula, the majority of which are Bibles, German in origin, and dating from approximately 1470 to 1499. Also included are colored leaves from a printing of the Nuremburg Chronicles, and some single leaf examples of 18th, 19th and early 20th century fine printing.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Incunabula and early printed book leaves collection, Collection no. 6199, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Printing -- History -- Specimens
    Printing -- Specimens -- Archival resources
    Incunabula
    Leaves (gathered matter)