*Primary authors: St. Augustine, St.
Francis of Assisi, St. Jerome, Girolamo Savonarola, Thomas, ŕ
Kempis (Imitatio Christi).
*Additional authors: Jean Gerson, Nicolaus
of Lyra, St. Ambrose, St. Antoninus Florentinus, St. Benedict,
St. Bernard of Clairvaux, St. Bonaventure, St. Gregory the Great
(Gregory I, Pope), St. John Chrysostom, St. Thomas Aquinas.
*Texts and genres: Bibles printed in Latin
and vernacular languages, theological and devotional works,
Church Fathers, Ars moriendi, confessional manuals, and
other religious manuals, guides, and books of instruction.
*Physical features: Contemporary or early
bindings and provenance; annotations, additions, and other
evidence of contemporary or early ownership and use,
illuminations and printed illustrations.
*In the areas noted above, authors, texts,
printers, and printing locations not already represented in the
collection are of particular interest.
*Chronological scope: Imprints before 1501.
*Geographic scope: European.