Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan, New York, New York

The Morgan Library is on Madison Ave. at 34th St.  The book room is one of the truly extraordinary spaces in the world.

Gutenberg Bible, 1 of 3 in museum, 50 of 180 originals are accounted for worlwide

Magna Carta, pocket size, carried in lawyer's robe, ca. 1300

Galileo taught at University of Padua 1592-1610.  This letter was addressed to father of a student.

collection of moralising tales from Hugo von Trimberg (1300-1313)

livre des merveilles de monde ca, 1200.  Scitie (Cathay) has werewolves in human form

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