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Heures de la jeunesse

Description: 3D scanned model of the miniature book: Book of Hours. The physical item is bound in textured red paper-covered boards with gilt floral borders. The spine is lacking.
Date: 2016
Creator: Catholic Church
Item Type: Dataset
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Description: A complete set of unbound sheets of the last printing of the Pickering Horace. The Horace was originally printed by Pickering in 1820 as the first of his Diamond Classics, and are a landmark in the world of miniature books and printing. This set of sheets are a remarkable survival, giving insight into the printing and binding process. The sheets are quarter-sheet impressions, each sheet holding 8 front-and-back leaves (16 pages) of the text. The sheets have been folded into gathers, and left thus. The separately printed frontispiece engraving is included as an individual sheet. The whole is housed in a book-form leather case.
Date: 1826
Creator: Horace
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections