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George Reid List of Books

The George Reid Collection

 ManuscriptsSummaryPicture
1Roman Missal, containing Canon of the Mass in large lettering , with music. Of German Origin, thought to come from Munster 1400 – 1450  [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”13539″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”360″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 210px; float: right;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
2AntiphonerThis Cistercian monastery book from about 1250 is probably the oldest book in the collection. 
3Book of HoursPossibly originating in Rome in the 15th Cenury. This example of a personal daily prayer book has unusual endpapers[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”13936″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 379px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”355″}}]]
4Book of Hours   
5Book of Hours Italy Early 16th Century[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14517″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 396px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”339″}}]]
6Italian Graduale with Music Probably from about 1450, finely decorated initials, bound in old black leather  
    

 

 

 Printed BooksSummaryPicture
7

Summa theologiae 

Thomas Aquinas

Printed in Strasbourg in 1472[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14518″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 373px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”360″}}]]
8Summae PisanellaePrinted by Anton Koberger in Nuremberg 1478 
9Cordiale quattuor novissimorum By Gerardus de Vliederhoven, printed in Cologne by Conrad Winters de Homborch in 1479 
10 

Elementa Geometriae

Euclid

Printed in Venice in 1482, this is a beautiful edition of one of the most influential books in Mathematics [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14519″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 394px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”341″}}]]
11Latin BibleThis delicate Bible was printed by Johann Froben in Basle in 1491. The printer was a friend of Erasmus 
12Expositio in septem psalmos

Seven Penitential psalms 

1495

This work is bound with number 9 on the list 

 
13Book of HoursFrance, printed by Guillaume Anabat for the bookseller Germain Hardouin c 1505 
14Book of HoursVenice printed by Bernardinuz Stagninum 1512[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14579″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”320″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 187px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
15Acts of parliament, reign of Henry VIIIVarious acts including archery, hat making, mummers 1512-14[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14580″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 420px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”320″}}]]
16Book of HoursParis, printed for Guillaume Godard, 1517[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14581″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 416px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”323″}}]]
17Pontificale secundumVenice printed by Lucamantonium de Giunta, 1520[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14582″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”320″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 187px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
18Book of HoursParis 1525[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14614″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”320″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 187px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
19 Il PetrarchistaVenice Giolito, 1543 [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14615″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”297″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 173px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
20

Isolario

Bordone, Benedetto

Venice 1547[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14616″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”322″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 188px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
21The Primer in Latin and EnglishLondon, Printed by Robert Caly 1555[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14618″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 326px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”412″}}]]
22Certain select prayers gathered out of St Augustine's meditationsLondon: John Day, 1575[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14619″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 441px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”305″}}]]
23Bible

Edinburgh 1576-79

This is known as the Bassandyne Bible after the Edinburgh publisher who dedicated the first bible printed in Scotland to James VI

 
24Holinshed Chronicles

1577 London

Our edition of this influential history has several of the first pages missing but is extremely well illustrated throughout.

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14690″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 436px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”308″}}]]
25A book of Christian prayers1578 London, Printed by John Daye. This edition is also known as Queen Elizabeth's prayer book and is effectively a protestant book of hours. The original lives in Lambeth Palace[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14693″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”320″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 187px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
26The Civile conversationAnother influential book of the 16th century printed in London in 1586[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14694″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 356px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”378″}}]]
27The Garden of HealthPrinted in london 1597. this delightful book shows all the properties of various plants[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14695″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”317″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 185px; float: left;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
28Geoffrey ChaucerLondon, 1602 the workes of our ancient and learned english poet, Geoffrey Chaucer 
29William Shakespeare

London, 1632,

2nd Folio edition Mr William Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14994″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”358″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 209px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
30The book of Common Prayer and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England 

London, 1638

Robert Barker 

 
31Ben Jonson

London 1640

Various works 

 
32Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

London 1647

Comedies and Tragedies

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”14997″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 427px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”315″}}]]
33William Shakespeare

London 1685 

Fourth Folio edition William Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies

 
34

John Milton, Paradise Lost

 

 

London, 1688 4th edition[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”15000″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”325″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 190px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
35

William Shakespeare, 

Edited by Bernard Lintott

London, 1709

A collection of Poems & Sonnets to sundry notes of music

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”15002″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”320″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 187px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”480″}}]]
36Walter Scott

Edinburgh Ballantyne 1810

Lady of the Lake

 
37Walter Scott

Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1815

Field of Waterloo

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”15003″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 421px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”319″}}]]
38Walter Scott

Edinburgh Cadell 1829

Anne of Geierstein

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”15004″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”480″,”style”:”width: 280px; height: 431px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”312″}}]]
39 

Lyon

A book of Prayers. Woven in Silk

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