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Guide to the Incunabula Collection at Stanford University, 1467-1500
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Incunabula Collection at Stanford University,
    Date (inclusive): 1467-1500
    Collection number: Special Collections Various
    Creator: Stanford University Libraries
    Extent: 178 volumes
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: The collection contains 178 volumes printing during the first fifty years after moveable type printing presses came into existence. These incunabula (literally "in the cradle") works demonstrate the evolution of printing conventions during the first few decades of the new technology.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Provenance

    Acquired as purchases and gifts from a variety of sources

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Incunabula Collection at Stanford University, Various, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection contains 178 volumes printing during the first fifty years after moveable type printing presses came into existence. These incunabula (literally "in the cradle") works demonstrate the evolution of printing conventions during the first few decades of the new technology.