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Incunabula Short Title Catalogue
The Incunabula Short Title Catalogue is the international database of 15th-century European printing created by the British Library with contributions from institutions worldwide.

Short Title Catalogue Netherlands
The STCN is the national bibliography of the Netherlands up to the year 1801. It comprises detailed descriptions of many thousands works printed in the Netherlands or in the Dutch language.
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Provenance related annotations to items recorded in the Heritage of the Printed Book database, that don't fit into a more specialised database like PATRIMONiT or MatMed-Readers.

Scottish Book Trade Index
The Scottish Book Trade Index lists the names, trades and addresses of people involved in printing in Scotland up to 1850. (Nat. Library of Scotland).

General Index of Siebmacher’s Armorials 1605–1961
The database contains the family names and titles of the “General Index of Siebmacher’s Armorials 1605–1961”

patrimonit.jpg PATRIMONiT
PATRIMONiT is a database of rare or unique sixteenth-century Italian popular editions held today in the British Library (i.e. not surviving in any Italian libraries). It is modelled on the Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI) database and constructed using international standards for describing the material, textual, and visual characteristics of sixteenth-century Italian popular books and their provenance history'. More information...

This database, created by Sabrina Minuzzi, focusses on materia medica. This is the body of knowledge concerning the medicinal properties principally of plants, but also of animals and minerals that formed the basis for making medical remedies. The research is being carried out on Italian manuscripts and printed books of the early 16th and 17th centuries pertaining to two genres - herbals and recipe books - with the aim of tracing the actual circulation of knowledge about local and exotic healing plants in Early Modern Italy. More information...

Mainz Early Modern Academics‘ Libraries (MABFN)
This database, created by Dr Christina Schmitz, contains the material from a study on book collections of citizens with an academic background and members of the lower and medium clergy living in Mainz around 1600. It contains detailed information on material-specific characteristics, traces of usage and the owners’ biographies. More information...

Early Bookowners in Britain (EBOB)
Early Bookowners in Britain (EBOB). Evidence of British provenances for the time period from 1450 to 1550 from over 4,300 printed works gathered for a contribution to The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain by Margaret Lane Ford.

Geographic regions
Authority records describing geographic areas - used for supporting display and retrieval in MEI

Holding Institutions
Authority records for holding institutions in MEI

Owners of incunabula
Authority records for provenance names recorded in MEI

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