Books from the Ruth and Lyle M. Sellers Collection on Deposit at Bridwell Library

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MANUSCRIPTS
Papyrus 15 Papyrus fragment in Greek. [Egypt?  ca. 100 CE].
MS 12 Lectionary in Greek. [Byzantium, 11th century].
MS 13 Book of Hours, Use of Sarum. [St. Omer, ca. 1330].
MS 14 Book of Hours, Roman Use of Rome. [Florence or Fiesole, ca. 1470].
MS 15 Book of Hours. Use of Rome. [France, late 15th century].
MS 16 Book of Hours, Use of Rome. [Flanders, after 1519].
MS 17 Missal, Dominican Use. [Bohemia, 14th century].
MS 18 Preces piae. [France, 15th century]
MS 19 Breviary. [Italy, early 15th century].
MS 20 Expositio super Canticum Canticorum (in Dutch). [Netherlands, 15th century].
MS 21 Breviary, Benedictine Use. [France, ca. 1473].
MS 22 Bernardus de Gordonio, Lilium medicinae (in Hebrew). Escalona, Spain, 1466.
MS 23 Free Exposition on the Psalms. [England, 17th century].
MS 24 Psalm 37. [England, late 19th century].
MS 25 Quran. [Persia, 18th century].
MS 27 [Persian folk tales. Persia, 18th century?].
MS 52 [Palm leaf book, unknown text. India, 18th century].
MS 53 Esther scroll (in Hebrew). Northern Europe, 18th century].
MS 54 [Accordion book, Buddhist text. Cambodia, 19th century].
MS 61 Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli. Dala’il al-Khayrat. [Ottoman Empire], dated 1134 AH (1722 CE).


FIFTEENTH-CENTURY PRINTING

06809/B Agenda Moguntinensis. Mainz: [J. Neumeister], 29 June 1480. Discovered in 2003 inside the binding of 06809/A.
06800 Giovanni d'Andrea, Super arboribus consanguinitatis. Augsburg: Günther Zainer, [not after 1473].
06801 Aristotle, De animalibus. Venice: Per Iohannem de Colonia sociũq; eius Iohannẽ Mãthen de Gherretzẽ,  1476.
06802 Avenzohar, Liber Teisir, sive, Rectificatio medicationis et regiminis. Venice: Otinus de Luna, Papiensis, 23 Dec. 1497.
06808 Biblia latina. Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg, [ca. 1455]. One leaf, II Maccabees 12-14.
06799 Biblia Latina. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 July 1477.
06804 Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, viii ydus Novembris 1492.
06805 Lactantius, Opera: De diuinis institutionibus. Venice: Per Vincentium Benalium, 22 mensis Marcii 1493.
06806 Johannes Mesue, Opera (with commentaries). Venice: Peregrinus de Pasqualibus, 2 Dec. 1489, 21 Nov. 1490, 18 July 1491.
06807 Missale Romanum, Venice: Nicolaus de Franfordia, 1485.
06803 Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, [ca. 1480].
06809/A Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Strassburg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 29 Dec. 1491.
06810 Mohammed Rhasis, Liber nonus ad Almansorem. Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus] for Octaviani Scoti, 10 Apr. 1490.
06633 Hartmann Schedel, Liber chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493.
06630 H. L. Bullen, The Nuremberg Chronicle. San Francisco:  Book Club of California, 1930 (one leaf of 1493 edition bound in).
06811 Thomas Aquinas, De potentia dei. Strassburg: Martin Flach, 23 Feb. 1500.


LATER BOOKS

BRA0877 Georg Agricola, Georgius Agricola De re metallica. London: The Mining Magazine, 1912.
BRA0880 Thomas Astle, Origin and Progress of Writing. London: Printed for the author; sold by T. Payne and Son, B. White, P. Elmsly, G. Nicol, and Leigh and Sotheby, 1784.
BRA0838 A-G John James Audubon, Birds of America. 8vo edn., 7 vols. New York: J. J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J. B. Chevalier, 1840-44.
BRA0875 Oversize The Book of Common Prayer. London: Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, 1706.
BRA0854 Thomas Bewick, A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, Newcastle; sold by them, by G.G.J. & J. Robinson, & C. Dilly; London, 1792.
BRA0871 A-B Bible. Hebrew. Derekh ha-kodesh, hoc est, Via sancta quam non praeteribunt immundi. 2 vols., Hamburg: Impressa typis Elianis, per Iohannem Saxonem, 1587
BRA0860 Bible. Hebrew. Lyons: Sumtibus & typis Nisselianis, 1662.
BRA0866 Bible. Hebrew. Trans. Isaac Leeser. Philadelphia: stereotyped by L. Johnson,  5614 [i.e. 1854.]
BRA0870 [Hebrew Bible]. Tiḳun la-ḳorʼim: kolel ḥamishah ḥumshe Torah ʻim ha-hafṭarot. New York: [Ktav] Publishing House, 1946.
BRA0868 [Bible. Greek New Testament]. Hē Kainē Diathēkē. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1923.
BRA0864 [Dutch Bible]. Biblia: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments. Haarlem: Johannes Enschede en Zoonen, 1796 (chain binding).
BRA0857 Bible. London: the deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie, 1599.
BRA0867 A-B Bible. 2 vols. (illustrated by Doré). London: Cassell, ca. 1870.
BRA0869 Song of Songs. Hebrew. Jerusalem: "The Song of Songs" Publishing Co., 1930.
BRA0859 Breviarium Romanum cum psalterio proprio, & officiis sanctorum. Urbino: Capellae SSm̃i. Sacramenti apud H. Mainardi, 1740.
BRA0834 Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866.
BRA0835 Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan and Co., 1872.
BRA0836 Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Mount Vernon [N.Y.]: Peter Pauper Press, [194-].
BRA0837 Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and what Alice found there. Mount Vernon, [N.Y.]: Peter Pauper Press, [1955?].
BRA0845 Gaius Valerius Catullus, Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius:  cum C. Galli fragmentis quae extant. Amstedam: Jan Janszoen, 1630.
BRA0852 Aulus Cornelius Celsius, Medicinae libri VIII quam emendatissimi graecis. Venice: Aldus & Asulanus, 1528.
BRA0832 Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, in prose: being a ghost story of Christmas. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843.
BRA0853 Dioscorides Pedanius, De curationibus morborum per medicamenta paratu facilia, libri ii…. Strassburg: Rihelius, 1565.
BRA0878 Paul Durrieu, La miniature flamande au temps de la cour de Bourgogne (1415-1530). Brussels and Paris: G. van Oest, 1921.
BRA0844 The Form of Daily Prayer: Prayers for every day of the year. Tel Aviv: Sinai, n.d. [19th century].
BRA0851 Galileo Galilei, Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo matematico sopraordinario dello studio di Pisa. Florence: G. B. Landini, 1632.
BRA0839 Ludovic Halevy, La famille cardinal. Paris: Calmann Lévy, 1883.
BRA0861 Leo Hebraeus, Dialogi di amore. Venice: In casa de' figlivoli di Aldo., 1541.
BRA0840 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Elsie Venner: a romance of destiny. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.
BRA0820 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Poet at a Breakfast Table: he talks with his fellow-boarders and the reader. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872. Signed copy.
BRA0821 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Poet at a Breakfast Table: he talks with his fellow-boarders and the reader. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872.
BRA0841 Book of Hours [Heures a lusaige de Ro[m]me tout au long sans riens requerir: Avec les figures de lapocalipse [et] plusieurs aultres figures]. Paris: Gillet Hardouyn, [ca. 1515].
BRA0858 Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis. Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiniana, apud Viduam & Filios Io. Moreti, 1611.
BRA0862 [Book of Hours]. Heures nouvelles. French. Paris: Chez l'autheur ... M. Srontié ...  Et chez Claude de Hansy ..., [ca. 1760].
BRA0876 A-D Cornelius Cornelii a Lapide, Commentaria in Pentateuchum Mosis [AND] Commentarius in Iosue [AND] Commentaria in Salomonis Proverbia [AND] Commentarii in Ecclesiasten. 4 vols. Antwerp: Jacobus Meursius, [1653, 1657, 1659].
BRA0846 Moisys [Moses] Mendelssohn, Torah [Die Thorah, die Propheten und die Hagiographa…]. St. Petersburg: Buchdruckerei der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1852-1853.
BRA0872 A-C
Missae propriae sanctorum. [With:] Missae propriae sanctorvm canonicorvm regularivm S. Augustini. [With:] Missale romanum. Salzburg: Joannis Bapt. Mayr, [1707, 1709]; and Antwerp: ex Typographia Plantiniana, Balthasaris Moreti, 1702.
BRA0873 Oversize Missale Romanum ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum. Regensburg: Friderici Pustet, 1863.
BRA0874 Oversize Canon missae [Antiphonary]. Venice: Ex typographia Cierea [i.e. Cireas], 1643.
BRA0843 Thomas Moore, The Epicurean. London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. With double fore-edge painting.
BRA0881 Folio Abraham Ortellius, Theatri orbis terrarvm parergon. Antwerp: Ex Officina Plantiniana, 1624.
BRA0842 [Psalter in Latin and German]. Psalterium cum apparatu vulgari firmiter appresso: Lateinisch Psalter mit dem Teütschen da bey getrucket. Strassburg: Mathias Hupfuff, 1506
BRA0863 Sefer Tehillim [Psalms in Hebrew]. Lyons: ex officina Plantiniana, apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1595.
BRA0865 The Koran. Translated into English. London: printed by C. Ackers for J. Wilcox, 1734.
BRA0847 Gregor Reisch, Margarita philosophica nova cui insunt sequentia&hellip';. Strassburg: [Joannes Grüninger], 1512.
BRA0856 [Henry Sigerist] Hieronymus Brumschweig. Das Buch der Cirurgia des Hieronymus Brunschwig. Munich: Carl Kuhn, 1911.
BRA0850 Richard Simon, Critical enquiries into the various editions of the Bible... London: Printed by Tho. Braddyll, 1684.
BRA0848 Richard Simon, Histoire critique du Vieux Testament. Rotterdam: Chez Reinier Leers, 1685.
BRA0849 Richard Simon, A Critical History of the Text of the New Testament... London: Printed for R. Taylor, 1689.
BRA0855 John Smith, A Hebrew Grammar, without points. Boston: Printed by David Carlisle, for John West, 1803.
BRA0833 Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. London; Paris; New York: Cassell & Company, Ltd., 1883.
BRA0822 A-B Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. 2 vols. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company; Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1852, c1851.
BRA0824 Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford, CT; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH: American Publishing Company; San Francisco, CA: A. Roman & Co., 1876, c1875.
BRA0827 Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883.
BRA0830 Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883.
BRA0831 Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883.
BRA0823 Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885, c1884.
BRA0825 A-B Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress: being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land. 2 vols. New York: Harper, 1911 (Uniform edition).
BRA0826 Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress: being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land. Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1890.
BRA0829 Mark Twain, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and other stories and essays. New York and London: Harper& Brothers Publishers, 1900.
BRA0828 Mark Twain, A Double-Barrelled Detective Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902.
BRA0879 Oversize Giorgio Valla, Georgii Vallae Placentini uiri clariss. De expetendis, et fugiendis rebus opus, in quo haec continentur. Venice: In aed. Aldi Romani, impensa Ioannis Petri Vallae filii, Dec. 1501.