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    The English dictionarie: or, An interpreter of hard English words
    Enabling as well ladies and gentlewomen, young scholars, clerkes, merchants; as also strangers of any nation, to the understanding ... of the English tongue, both in reading, speaking, and writing.
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    L'Orégon et les côtes de l'océan Pacifique du nord
    Reviews the history of discovery and settlement as well as the geography and general background of the Oregon territory.
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    Heures de Simon Vostre a l'usage de Langres
    (Printed by Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre, 1502)
    Almanac from 1502 to 1520. Printed on vellum. Initials illuminated in red, blue, or gold. The illustrations are woodcuts or copper engravings.
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    Ethiopian Prayer Book
    (18th or 19th century)
    Pages made from cow skin. Handwritten on parchment with red and black ink. Language: Ge'ez, the classical language of the Aksumite empire.
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    Praeces Piae
    (Mark O. Hatfield Library, 1400) Unknown
    Book of Hours produced during the second quarter of the 15th century, associated with other books produced for the diocese of Tournai, in modern Belgium.