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Hall at north end of Exhibition Corridor.

     Modified fan 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 Tudor.
     Over the door to the Court: Lux et Veritas.
     Two high windows: a merman and a mermaid in lead.
     Inscription 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 modern writer.
     Glass panels in the screen between the hall and the 
administrative offices: woodcuts from Jost Amman.

Exhibition Rooms and Lecture Room.

     Painted plaster beamed ceilings.
     The window 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. 
     Carved Jacobean screen. 
     Painted plaster ceiling. 
     Inscription on the gates:

THERE IS NO PAST SO LONG AS BOOKS SHALL LIVE

[Bulwer Lytton, Souls of Books.]
Grand Exhibition Room.

     Fan vaulted ceiling, with painted plaster webs, with 
bosses suggested by illuminated manuscripts.
     The corbels on the low windows:



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