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Selected documents published in or after 1830 can now be searched in full text.

 

Überschrift und Initiale, aus: Othloh: Legenda sancti wolfgangi episcopi Ratisponensis cu[m] officio vespera[rum] matutina[rum] et misse de eode[m]. Impressum in opido Burgdorf: [Drucker von Jacobus de Clusa, De apparitionibus animarum (H 9349)], Anno domini .Mcccclxxv. Universitätsbibliothek Bern, MUE Inc IV 12