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MS 9381 875-1025 ce The Four Gospels in old English. The Bodmin Gospels. British Museum, London, UK. Parchment Hole in middle of hide part way down. Mottled skin where the lenticular Ayer has not been scrapped enough. Palimpsest: evidence of previous writing underneath. Also holes on fore edge where it was previously collated and bound together. Not high quality white hide, although age could have darkened it. Copyright The British Library Board, Public Domain.

New York Public Library Releases 20,000 High-Quality Maps For Free Download Ooooooohhhh *cartographygasm* | Heinz Tomato Soup [front] | <b>File name</b>: 10_03_003623a <b>Binder label</b>: Special Cards: Food <b>Title</b>: Heinz Tomato Soup [front] <b>Date issued</b>: 1870-1900 (approximate) <b>Physical description</b>: 1 print : chromolithograph ; irreg. image of a pickle 13 x 5 cm. <b>Genre</b>: Advertising cards; Cut-paper works <b>Subject</b>: Canned foods; Girls; Soups; Cucumbers <b>Notes</b>: Title from item. <b>Collection</b>: 19th Century American Trade Cards…

Darlene Zimmerman's pattern..."Feedsack Patches". Free pattern for this keeps coming with American Patchwork magazine flyers. Also, check out Darlene's book from Public Library and use pattern for free.

Davydov, Zakhar Davydovich. Beruny. [Takers.] Moscow: Sovetskaia Literatura, 1933. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Auction sale of scrap iron by the City at 15th & Harrison, Febuary 10, 1915 by San Francisco Public Library, via Flickr

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Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics