Hall at north
end of Exhibition Corridor.
vaulting. Four bosses, devices from a
fifteenth century German Bible; and
four bosses, adapted
from roses on the cover of a sixteenth
century manuscript of
Le Chappellet de Ihesus, Margaret
Over the door
to the Court: Lux et Veritas.
Two high windows:
a merman and a mermaid in lead.
on the east wall:
UN LIVRE EST UN AMI QUI
NE CHANGE JAMAIS
Two stone tracery
inset panels, one on the west wall
with a mediæval scribe and a
in the screen between the hall and the
administrative offices: woodcuts from
Rooms and Lecture Room.
decorations: heraldic shields, episodes
from mediæval life, and knights
from manuscripts and monk
drawings of the time.
Rare Book Room.
The iron work
and gates by Samuel Yellin; the leaded
glass doors to the cases by Bonawit.
on the gates:
THERE IS NO PAST SO LONG
AS BOOKS SHALL LIVE