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English in Print: from Caxton to Milton

The Special Collections Department at the Richard J. Daley Library invites you to a new exhibit, on view October 2-November 30, 2009.

The English in Print exhibit features 50 early imprints from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The selections of 15th-17th centuries show the development of format, typography, grammar, and spelling.

Also on display are seven 16th and 17th century books about the medical sciences and natural history from Special Collections at the Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago.

The exhibit was made possible through the generous support of the Caxton Club and can be viewed  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday October 10 and 24, and November 14, 12:30-4:30 p.m. For information and directions, call 312/996-2742., field_56ba6f8fdb00c

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