It contains nearly io,000 MSS., including many magnificent illuminated missals and Bibles and a number of valuable Greek and Latin texts, 242 incunabula and 11,000 printed books, chiefly dealing with palaeography; it is in some ways the most important of the Florentine libraries.
In older missals they were extremely numerous, almost every Sunday and Holy-day having one assigned to it.
In older missals, Nos.
This conviction made young men leave their loves and pleasures, grave men quit their counting-houses, churchmen desert their missals, to crowd the lecture-rooms of philologers and rhetoricians.
Thomas was a most laborious copyist: missals, books of devotion and a famous MS. Bible were written by him.