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John Rylands Library

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Works: 856 works in 1,421 publications in 6 languages and 10,143 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  History  Periodicals  Bibliography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Manuscripts  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: Z921.M18,
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An unpublished fragment of the Fourth gospel in the John Rylands library by Colin H Roberts( Book )

7 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resting his claim upon paleographical considerations, C.H. Roberts dates this fragment to the first half of the 2nd century. If correct, it is "the earliest known of any part of the New Testament and probably the earliest witness to the existence of the Gospel of St. John."--Introd. p. 11-12
Woodcuts of the fifteenth century in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, reproduced in facsimile with an introduction and notes by John Rylands Library( Book )

10 editions published between 1915 and 1969 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark comedies by H. B Charlton( Book )

3 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the Greek papyri in the John Rylands library, Manchester by John Rylands Library( Book )

14 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odes and Psalms of Solomon by Solomon( Book )

12 editions published between 1916 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulletin of the John Rylands Library by John Rylands Library( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the printed books and manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester by John Rylands Library( Book )

7 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ascent of Olympus by J. Rendel Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A litil boke the whiche traytied and reherced many gode thinges necessaries for the pestilence by Joannes Jacobi( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Rylands library, Manchester: 1899-1935. A brief record of its history with descriptions of the building and its contents by John Rylands Library( Book )

9 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodbrooke studies; Christian documents in Syriac, Arabic, and Garshūni by Alphonse Mingana( Book )

in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Browning as poet of religion by H. B Charlton( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A descriptive catalogue of the Latin manuscripts in the John Rylands library at Manchester by John Rylands Library( Book )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M.R. James (1862-1936), best known as a writer of chilling ghost stories, was an outstanding scholar of medieval literature and palaeography, who served both as Provost at King's College, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. His detailed descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned by colleges, cathedrals and museums are still of value to scholars today. This two-volume catalogue, first published in 1921, was commissioned as the fourth in a series of guides to the collection of Oriental and Western manuscripts in the John Rylands Library. It describes 183 Latin rolls and codices dating from the sixth to the nineteenth century, their material, dimensions, structure, provenance, decoration and content. Volume 1 contains the text, and Volume 2 consists of 187 plates, illustrating a wide range of scripts, decorations and covers. James' book is still sought after and this reissue will be welcomed by librarians and researchers alike
Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Shakespeare, his sources and the writings of his principal contemporaries by John Rylands Library( Book )

9 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the history of the transmission of the Bible by John Rylands Library( Book )

5 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the Samaritan manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester by John Rylands Library( Book )

15 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or, A descriptive catalogue of the ... library of George John, earl Spencer by George John Spencer Spencer( Book )

in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the "Mayflower," by J. Rendel Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the history of the transmission of the Bible, with an introductory sketch by the librarian, and twenty-two facsimiles; in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the publication of Coverdal's Bible, in October, 1535
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Bibliotheca Iohannes Rylands

[Bibliothèque. Manchester.] John Rylands University Library

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John Rylands University Library of Manchester

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