Call No. [Page No.]: [p. 144]
Document Type: Manuscript
Category: Rare Book Collection
Produced in France, 1440: ink, color and gold on vellum. Prior to Johann Gutenberg's invention of the moveable-type printing press in the 1450s, religious manuscripts were copied and illuminated by hand. Books were rare and only the Catholic Church and the wealthy could afford to own them.
Treasure record edited by Hamilton Library at 2010-07-28 15:21:23