From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book


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Not all graduals were immense tomes. This book was designed for the use of an individual, or it could have been shared between two people. Graduals provided music for all seasons of the year. The pages on display present the music for Christmas.

Acquired in 1877 by A.. D. White.

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Gradual. Italy, sixteenth century.
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the Sacred Word
Private Prayer
Leather and Chains
Medieval Music
How the Classics Survived
Manuscripts in the Age of Print
Evolution of the Book
Appetite for Destruction
Manuscript Facsimiles
Cornell's Medieval Books
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