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Albericus de Maletis, Tractatus seu apparatus de testibus (ca. 1471), colophon
September 26, 2014
Continuing with a review of the earliest printed books in the Yale Law Library, we move from Strassburg in 1471 to Naples, and a printer who learned his craft in Strassburg....
September 23, 2014
Navigating the Library Catalogs and Website Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Wednesday, September 24 at 3:10 pm, join Jordan Jefferson, Reference Librarian, for a fifty-minute...
Gratian's Decretum (Strassburg, 1471)
September 22, 2014
A frequent question from visitors is “What is your oldest book?”. For printed books, there are four contenders for the distinction. All of them were printed in 1471,...
September 15, 2014
The Rare Book Collection welcomes students back to YLS! Some students come to the Rare Book Room on L2 to research historical topics; some are doing journal cite-checks; and...
September 11, 2014
In preparing to implement the “next generation of the judiciary’s Case Management / Electronic Case Files System”, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently...
Map of Fort Lorenzo, Panama (1740)
September 11, 2014
I picked up a volume to catalog that until recently was in the the Los Angeles County Law Library. We acquired it at auction in London in the spring 2014. The title is De...

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