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Fragments of medieval manuscripts used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings

Neil Ripley Ker

Fragments of medieval manuscripts used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings

with a survey of Oxford binding c. 1515-1620

by Neil Ripley Ker

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Published by Printed for the Oxford Bibliographical Society in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pastedowns,
  • Bookbinding -- England -- Oxford,
  • Manuscripts -- England -- Oxford

  • Edition Notes

    Contains Corrigenda and addenda to Ker"s Pastedowns compiled primarily from the notes of N.R.Ker by the editors (David Rundle, Scott Mandelbrote)

    Other titlesPastedowns in Oxford bindings
    Statementby Neil R. Ker
    SeriesOxford Bibliographical Society publications -- 3rd ser., v.4
    ContributionsRundle, David, Mandelbrote, Scott
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 278 p., 14 leaves of plates, 29 p.:
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18172875M
    ISBN 100901420557

    Harrop, Dorothy A. Corpus Christi College Cambridge by J. At least one text, the twelfth-century 'Cronica inperfecta' from Christ Church, Canterbury, is otherwise unknown see no. Other fragments have German annotation or relate to German places. Dorothy Miner.

    Since medieval manuscripts generally did not travel far from where they were produced, the fact that a binding incorporates fragments of a manuscript from a known location may be evidence that the book was bound there or nearby. The use of pasteboards a kind of cardboard formed of layers of waste paper or parchment glued togethercan be followed infrequently through the Middle Ages and from the late fourteenth century became more and more common in southern Europe, in Spain and into Italy in Bologna, Milan, and later Padua. Many of the fragments were purchased by Professor Robert Priebsch Professor of German at University College London, at a sale in Bonn in the early s in order to give students practical experience of palaeography. The Sandars Lectures, Rome: Edizioni Carte Segrete, Laurentii' and other texts.

    Corpus Christi College Cambridge by J. UCL Digital Collections. In this case the magnificent Gospels demanded more care and elegance than the Ritual. English Embroidered Bookbindings.


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Fragments of medieval manuscripts used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings by Neil Ripley Ker Download PDF Ebook

In each description, for example, Ker uses only an italic letter b for binding or leaves used in binding; c for contents, obits, scribbles; e for ex libris; g for genitive case, most often used for the name of a donor; m for marginalia; s for script, and so on to denote the type of evidence he depends on in establishing the provenance of a manuscript.

Medieval Manuscript Fragments

Oxford: B. Leighton, Douglas. London: Holland Press, Steenbock, Frauke. Through most of the Middle Ages, however, manuscripts were sewn onto bands or thongs or cords running at right angles horizontally across the spine.

He took no vacation from his work. Regions of the United States For example, in the west, Fragments of medieval manuscripts used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings book University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Division has 63 medieval manuscripts, including a single leaf from a French missal ca.

Leaf 1: Trinity Sunday conclusion and Corpus Christi principally the hymn 'Salve festa dies' ; leaf 2: first and second Sundays after Trinity. The Waning of the Middle Ages. The third letter begins with Ker telling Osborn, "I am very glad to hear that the holes can be made to fit, so that we can suppose both strips came from the missing front cover of the book now in the Bodleian.

Essays in Honour of Victor Scholderer. Maggs Bros. From the earliest times when manuscripts were first made in book form, rather than as rolls or tabletsthe gatherings were held together by sewing thread through the central fold.

Medieval inventories often describe bindings, since the outside of a book is a simple guide to its recognition, and give the impression that the private libraries of rich men or the treasuries of great churches were filled with multicoloured and elaborate and precious bindings.

Medieval Manuscript Fragments Imaging Project The Centre for Digital HumanitiesThe Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering and Library Services worked together on a research programme aimed at developing new imaging techniques for recovering text in deteriorated historical manuscripts.

Oldham, James Basil. Webber, Teresa. Leipzig, Many collections in America have works that range from the ninth through the sixteenth centuries. Rozsondai, Marianne.

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Ker, Neil Ripley. Neil's mother educated her son at home until his Fragments of medieval manuscripts used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings book year, when he went on to attend preparatory schools at Reigateand then at Eton.

Unlike what occurred in other countries, Greek printing began and developed almost exclusively outside Greece. Oxford bindings can usually be distinguished from those produced in other places, and large numbers survive in Oxford and elsewhere today.Fragmentology is the study of surviving fragments of manuscripts (mainly manuscripts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in the case of European manuscript cultures).

A manuscript fragment may consist of whole or partial leaves, typically made of parchment, conjugate pairs or sometimes gatherings of a parchment book or codex, or parts of single-leaf documents such as notarial acts.

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Jan 26,  · Many fragments of medieval manuscripts considered dispensable were used since the beginning of print to reinforce the bindings of printed books. Small .In his study on sixteenth-century Oxford pdf, Pearson () discusses the common use of medieval manuscript fragments as pastedowns in bindings.

He provides an impressive list (that completes N. Ker’s seminal study) of the different pastedowns, some of .Oxford A useful and well-illustrated account of the decoration of English books from the earliest surviving examples to the present day.

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