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The McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections began collecting rare materials in the 1850s, and through gift and purchase the holdings now constitute rich and highly diverse research collections. The humanities and social sciences and in particular art and architecture, Canadiana, history, literature, the history of ideas (philosophy and religion), travel and exploration, and the history of the book form the core of the collection. More information can be found on the library’s website h...



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[2] l., 31 col. plates. 60 cm.
Topics: Indians of North America -- Pictorial works., Indians of North America -- West (U.S.), Indiens...
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Aug 8, 2022 Catholic Church, issuing body.
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1 folio ; 19 x 13 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Liturgy., Breviaries., Gregorian chants., Music -- Manuscripts., Manuscripts,...
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Aug 3, 2022 Hunter, James, 1817-1882.; Bible Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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iv, 87 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: Cree language -- Texts., Cree language., Cree Indians., Rupert's Land -- Languages., Northwest...
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Aug 3, 2022 Norton, John.; British and Foreign Bible Society.
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125, [1], 125, [1] pages ; 15 cm
Topics: Mohawk language -- Texts., Mohawk (Langue) -- Textes., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
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Aug 3, 2022 Horden, John, 1828-1893.; Sanders, John, 1845-1902.; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain)
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140 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: Ojibwa language -- Texts., Ojibwa (Langue) -- Textes., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
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Aug 3, 2022 McGill University
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volumes : plans ; 22-24 cm
Topics: McGill University -- Periodicals., Education, Higher -- Canada -- Periodicals., McGill University...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
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8 v. : port. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- To 1485., Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603., Great Britain...
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Jul 14, 2022 Binney, George, 1900-
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237 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Topics: Eskimo languages -- Readers., Social history., Social values., Rural health., Social Conditions,...
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Jul 14, 2022 Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917
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16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Topics: Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1917 -- Exhibitions., Dominion Gallery -- Catalogs., Sculpture, French --...
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Jul 14, 2022 Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917
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16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Topics: Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1917 -- Exhibitions., Dominion Gallery -- Catalogs., Sculpture, French --...
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Jul 12, 2022 J. & E. Wallis, publisher.
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1 game (1 gameboard) : color illustrations ; 61 x 45 cm, folded to 21 x 12 cm
Topics: Board games., Gameboards., Plateaux de jeu., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books...
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8 v. : port. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- To 1485., Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603., Great Britain...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
8 volumes, plate : portrait ; 8°
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
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Jun 30, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 30, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 30, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 30, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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Jun 15, 2022 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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6 volumes ; 27 cm
Topics: Great Britain -- History., Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- History., Grande-Bretagne --...
29 unnumbered leaves maps 66 x 91 cm
Topics: North America -- Maps., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books and Special...
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May 31, 2022 Society for the Acclimatisation of Animals, Birds, Fishes, Insects and Vegetables within the United Kingdom, author
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volumes ; 21 cm
Topics: Society for the Acclimatisation of Animals, Birds, Fishes, Insects and Vegetables within the United...
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May 27, 2022 Voltaire, 1694-1778
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2 volumes in 1 (182 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates) : 10 color illustrations ; 24 cm
Topics: Voltaire, -- 1694-1778 -- Translations into English., French fiction -- 18th century., McGill...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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208 unnumbered pages [104 numbered leaves] : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 14 x 20 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 12 x 8 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 15 x 11 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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384 unnumbered pages [192 numbered leaves] : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 13 x 18 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 15 x 10 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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382 unnumbered pages [191 numbered leaves] : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 19 x 13 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 15 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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108 unnumbered leaves : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 13 x 19 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 19 x 14 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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156 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 16 cm (8vo)
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Catholic Church -- Liturgy --...
6 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 18 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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342 unnumbered pages [171 numbered leaves], 7 unnumbered miniatures : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 17 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 17 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 13 x 11 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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128 unnumbered leaves : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 21 x 15 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 11 x 8 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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170 leaves : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 6 x 8 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 18 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 18 x 13 cm
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 14 x 9 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 5 x 7 cm
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 9 x 9 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 20 x 15 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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7 unnumbered leaves : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 6 x 4 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 12 x 9 cm
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 16 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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106 unnumbered pages [53 numbered leaves] : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 16 x 17 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique --...
[240] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 16 cm (8vo)
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Catholic Church -- Liturgy --...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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81unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 18 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., McGill University Library...
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 20 x 14 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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272 unnumbered pages [136 numbered leaves] : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 9 x 11 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 19 x 15 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 21 x 14 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 10 x 7 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 16 x 12 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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2 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 17 x 12 cm
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May 26, 2022 Catholic Church
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4 unnumbered pages : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 10 x 7 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800., Église catholique -- Prières...