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W.S. Cotter Rare Books


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Illustrated Manuscript Confessory for Deaf People

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: X032762226]
Identifier: MSS 16803
Content Description This collection contains a single leather-bound illustrated manuscript for Deaf persons to confess their sins. They could identify their sins by the illustrations and ask to be absolved. Called a Confessory, it was made in Flanders or the Netherlands roughly between 1770 and 1790.No title or author is present on the binding or internal board pages. The book is composed of ninety-two leaves, with ten leaves left blank. It appears to be a model book, with two sets of drawings made...
Dates: c.1770-1790

Livre pour la remede pour les chevaux [Book of the remedy for horses]

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: X032762279]
Identifier: MSS 16817
Content Description This collection contains an anonymous author's unpublished vernacular manuscript on equine health. This manuscript was likely used as a tool by veterinarians or educated farmers in western France in the middle of the eighteenth century. The manuscript is divided into two parts. The first and longer part occupies the first 178 pages and is in a single legible hand. The second part, likely in a different and somewhat later hand, comprises the last eight pages.The first part of the...
Dates: c.1741-1760

Livre pour la remede pour les chevaux [Book of the remedy for horses]

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: X032762279]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0124

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