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Manuscript Fragment

Manuscript fragment, 23 X 32.5 cm, 15th century, leaf from a bible. Includes the following description: 'A leaf from a fifteenth century bible which shows the great skill of the medieval scribe and the feeling for design and proportion in planning the page. The scribe was forbidden to make any alteration in his work while copying it. Later owners or scribes sometimes added their own additions or corrections. These were known as glosses. There is a gloss on the reverse side (or verso) of the folio and another on the face (or recto) about four inches from the bottom on the ride side, a small VIII in faded ink. 2nd Samuel, VII and VIII.'

Incunabulum

Incunabulum, 32 X 45.5 cm, 1493, leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle, uncoloured.

Incunabulum

Incunabulum, 31.5 X 43.5 cm, 1477, leaf from Pantheologia of Reynerus de Pisis. Includes the following description: 'A page from the Pantheologia of Reynerus de Pisis printed at Nuremburg by Anton Koberger in 1477. With the invention of moveable type in the middle of the fifteenth century, books were printed on paper and in unlimited quantity. These books printed before 1501, known as "incunabula", imitated the forms of contemporary manuscripts. Since readers were accustomed to the decoration of manuscripts, coloured initials were added to the printed page by hand.'

Manuscript Fragment

"Sacrifice d. Abraham; Loue don de Dieu" (Sacrifice of Abraham, Praise the gift of God)

Manuscript fragment, 13.5 X 18.5 cm, c. 1200

An illustration from a bible showing Abraham and Isaac before the sacrifice. Isaac carries the wood on his back and the fire in his hand.

France

Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section. France. Scale 1:250 000. [London : War Office], 1914. 1 map : col. ; 48 x 69 cm. (Geographical Section, General Staff ; no. 2738) Shows northeastern France and parts of Belgium and Germany. "Printed at the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton...." Sheets numbered 3-3a, 6-23. For sheets 1-2, 4-5 see G.S.G.S. no. 2733 (MM2). For later editions see MM70. Index map: Figure 1.

Belgium and France

Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section. [Belgium and France]. Scale 1:20 000. [London : War Office], 1915-1918. 40 maps : col. ; 99 x 159 cm or smaller. (G.S.G.S. ; 2742) Some sheets show trenches. Printed by the Ordnance Survey. Some sheets overprinted by the Royal Engineers Field Survey Battalion. Index map: Figure 4.

Trench maps

Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section. Trench maps. Scale 1:10 000. [London : War Office], 1915-1918. 31 maps : col. ; 100 x 80 cm or smaller. (G.S.G.S. ; 3062) Printed by the Ordnance Survey. Index map: Figure 4.

Artifacts of Mary Barrow

1 - Barrow, F.L. Badge of Boy's Brigade
2 - Barrow Mary. I.O.D.E. pin with bar
3 - Bolt which was blown off the coal shed at Westholm (London), March 1918. See Mary Barrow's letter

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