Manuscript Gallery

Illuminated manuscripts
antique maps
all over the Web

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A Hundred Highlights from the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Manuscripts, maps, prints, woodcuts, and more from the National Library of the Netherlands

The Aberdeen Bestiary Project
Images, commentaries, and fun little beasties

Medieval Manuscript Leaves
Western Europe, 12th-16th centuries

Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts at Columbia University

Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Rare Map Collection from The Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library at the University of Georgia
U.S. historical maps from the New World through the 19th century

Bodleian Library
Manuscripts from the collection

The Earth and the Heavens
British Library exhibition on the art of the mapmaker

The Cartographic Creation of New England
Exhibit at the University of Southern Maine

The Electronic Beowulf Project
The heroes who are digitizing the 11th century manuscript

The Gutenberg Bible
More heroes at the British Library

Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
A beautiful, classic example of a medieval book of hours

Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
Mostly religious manuscripts

Assorted medieval manuscripts from Brigham Young University, University of Kentucky, etc.

The Age of King Charles V
1,000 Illuminations from the Department of Manuscripts at The Bibliothèque Nationale de France

The History of Printing
Manuscripts, books, and maps

The Life of King Edward the Confessor
Scans from Cambridge University

Choix de miniatures des manuscrits de l'Université de Liège

Manuscripts at Stanford University

Duke Papyrus Archive
Texts about and images of over 1,300 papyri from ancient Egypt

In The Margins of The Past
Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit

Paging Through Medieval Lives
Illumination and calligraphy from The Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the J. Willard Marriott Library

Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis: An Exhibition from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University
Manuscripts from Bodleian Library, Corpus Christi College, and Jesus College

Bodleian Library Map Room

Heritage Antique Map Museum
Maps and books for sale and auction