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Identifier: 
exws_pages_b02_item32
Title: 
Leaf from Postille Majores Cum Questionibus
Creator: 
Bailly, Pierre
Date: 
1525
Description: 
A leaf from "Postille Majores Cum Questionibus", "a book of devotions for the whole year, with many marginal notes and 300 questions on the Scriptures", by Pierre Balli. It was printed by Balli at Lyons in 1525. This is an example of the devotional books issued during the 16th Century in France. The illustrative woodcuts and ornamental initials blend with the Gothic type and is generally known as the lettre de forme. This leaf is marked as Fo. XXXIIII on the recto side.
Dimensions: 
6.6 x 9.65 in. (16.8 x 24.5 cm)
Subject: 
Printing--Specimens
Subject: 
detached leaves
Subject: 
woodcuts (prints)
Location: 
Lyons (France)
Century: 
Sixteenth century
Language: 
Latin
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018