Posts tagged with Medieval manuscript fragments

  1. Bound in History – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover…Or Its Spine

    Following the invention of the printing press, bookbinders in the 15th to 18th centuries cut up and recycled earlier handwritten manuscripts from the Middle Ages.[i] Take, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/09/05/bound-in-history-never-judge-a-book-by-its-coveror-its-spine

  2. Assembly, dismemberment, digital reassembly: the fascinating 600 year life story of a medieval book of hours

    Fresh contributions to the understanding of objects in the Rare Books Collection are always welcome, especially ones which offer tantalizing new insights and interpretations.  Karen Winslow, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/04/13/assembly-dismemberment-digital-reassembly-the-fascinating-600-year-life-story-of-a-medieval-book-of-hours