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Joshua

Description: Biography of Joshua, leader of the Children Of Israel after Moses. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
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Koran

Description: 3D scan models of a miniature Koran case. The case is octagonal and silver with loops on side and decorated with Arabic text. The case holds a octagonal Korans called a banner Koran which were known to have been hung on standards with flags and carried into battle. Gruber, C. J. The Islamic manuscript tradition, p. 64
Date: 2016
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The Lady of the Lake; a poem in six cantos

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature book bound in period Mauchline covers - varnished wooden boards, front cover with print of "Sir Walter Scott's Tomb, Dryburgh Abbey". Black leather spine with gilt titles.
Date: 2016
Creator: Boyd, Alexander Stuart & Scott, Walter
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Little book.

Description: Poetic musings on miniature books. Bound in dark red card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2002
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
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Manassæ Oratio, Esdræ lib, III & IV. Cum indice Bibliorum triplici

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature religious book. Bound in full contemporary red morocco, gilt tripple rule outer and inner rectangle, partly pointille corner fleurons. Front lettered "Au Capucins de"; back lettered "Pontoise". Spine with 5 compartments, 4 with stars within borders, fifth contains title "ORAT MAN".
Date: 2016
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