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Sizing books up

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A couple of weeks back I posted some images with the aim of destabilizing some of our assumptions about what early modern texts look like. In the mix was an image of a "big" book followed by a "tin...
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Erik Kwakkel • The Chained Library of Zutphen I took these...

Erik Kwakkel • The Chained Library of Zutphen I took these... | Blogs about medieval manuscripts and early print | Scoop.it
The Chained Library of Zutphen


I took these pictures during a visit to the 16th-century chained library of Zutphen, in the east of the Netherlands. It is one of three such libraries still in existence in Europe.
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Monsters and Marvels in the Beowulf Manuscript - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts

Monsters and Marvels in the Beowulf Manuscript - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts | Blogs about medieval manuscripts and early print | Scoop.it
Detail of the opening words of Beowulf, beginning 'Hwæt' ('Listen!), from Beowulf, England, 4th quarter of the 10th century, Cotton MS Vitellius A XV, f. 132r.
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Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts

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The Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Blog is written by curators in the British Library's Department of History and Classics.
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Incunabula Project blog » Discovering Provenance in Book History: two accounts of David Pearson’s masterclass

Incunabula Project blog » Discovering Provenance in Book History: two accounts of David Pearson’s masterclass | Blogs about medieval manuscripts and early print | Scoop.it
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The wide open future of the art museum: Q&A with William Noel

At TEDxSummit, Walters Art Museum curator William Noel gave this fascinating talk on revealing the lost codex of Archimedes. The TED Blog caught up with him to talk about the digital future of a traditionally closed institution: the art museum.
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Aberystwyth centre to edit Welsh saints' medieval manuscripts - BBC News

Aberystwyth centre to edit Welsh saints' medieval manuscripts - BBC News | Blogs about medieval manuscripts and early print | Scoop.it
BBC News Aberystwyth centre to edit Welsh saints' medieval manuscripts BBC News The University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies in Aberystwyth has been awarded a research grant of £750,000 to edit medieval manuscripts, and...
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