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Wilson Rare Book Room Open House

April 27, 2023 @
11:00 a.m.
- 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Illuminated_manuscriptTo celebrate National Library Week, Goddard Library will host an open house in the Wilson Rare Book Room.  On display will be examples of Illuminated Manuscripts and Early Print Books from the Jonas G. Clark Collection.

Come see our gold illuminated Book of Hours (c. 1420). Also on display, our Historia Naturale (1476) [see image on left] and De Civitate Dei (1475), both outstanding examples of early printing by French engraver, printer, and type designer, Nicolas Jenson (c. 1420-1480).

  (The Wilson Rare Book Room is located on the first floor of Goddard Library)


April 27, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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