10 of the Rarest Works in Norlin Library's Special Collections & Archives
- A leaf from a Latin Bible, "The Dragon Leaf," 1240 CE
- A leaf from a Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455 CE
- A collection of works by Katibi of Nishapur, c. 1600 CE
- Handwritten Latin Bible from Paris, 1210-1220 CE
- North African handwritten collection of devotions, with chapters of the Quran
- Collection of astronomical tables by scholars working under Alfonso X of Castile
- The Mercator Atlas, 10th edition, published in 1630 CE
- Darwin's On the Origin of Species, 1859 CE
- Deed from the Court of Augmentations, Edward VI (son of Henry VIII), 1547 CE
- Legal account book of anti-slavery lawyer, Caleb Sipple Layton, in Georgetown, Delaware, 1846-1882 CE
Learn interesting facts about each of these items.
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