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Folio 31r
Arthurian Romances, MS 229 A late thirteenth-century copy of the great French romance.
The Medieval Book Images from The Medieval Book, the catalogue of an exhibition held at the Beinecke Library in 1988.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the Beinecke Library Examples from the Library's Medieval and Renaissance collections documenting the history of human thought from the Byzantine era through 1600.
Folios 37v-38r
Medieval Scribal Pattern Book A model book for scribes by Gregorius Bock, ca. 1510-1517.
Mellon Chansonnier One of the world's most celebrated collections of medieval songs.
The Osborn Collection Early modern British literary and historical manuscripts, including commonplace books, poetry, and grand tour diaries.
Papyrus Collection Database Over six thousand items from the Beinecke’s internationally respected collection of ancient papyrus.
Portolan Charts Portolan charts illustrating the harbors and trade routes of the Mediterranean.
Visconti Tarot Hand-painted, gold and silver tarot cards, ca. 1428-1447.
Voynich Manuscript A mysterious, undeciphered manuscript dating to the 15th or 16th century.


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