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Miniature books.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Book of Protection, In Syriac

 Collection — Box BW 42, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16684
Content Description The book of protection, in Syriac is a scarce and richly-illustrated miniature manuscript compendium of protective charms in Syriac. It contains prayers and incantations invoking saints and others for protection against fear, implements of war, sickness, lunacy, headaches, dogs, and the evil eye, wolves, snakes, scorpions, and much else. It is neatly written in a single hand in black and red ink within red borders and contains 19 illustrations to the text. In contemporary dark...
Dates: early 19th century[?]

Caroline Brandt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16693
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, clippings, newsletters, photographs, certificates, broadsides, catalogs, notes, lectures, appraisals, articles, DVDs, audio cassettes, and VHS tapes related to the Caroline Brandt's building of The McGehee Miniature Book Collection. The bulk of the collection is reference materials on the miniature books as well as appraisals documenting the collection and its value. Brandt spent most of her life building a collection of 15,000 miniature books, which...
Dates: 1964 - 2020

Caroline Brandt papers-addition 1

 Unprocessed Material — Box 3: [Barcode: X032669273]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0081

Caroline Brandt papers-addition 2

 Unprocessed Material — Box 3: [Barcode: X032669273]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0082

Caroline Brandt papers-addition 3

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2024-0053

Jack R. Levien papers

Identifier: MSS 15241