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With its distinctive shape and renderings of Biblical events devoid of human presence, the Oval Hours is a truly unique manuscript. Learn more about it and see the manuscript, now on view in the third floor Medieval galleries.

With its distinctive shape and renderings of Biblical events devoid of human presence, the Oval Hours is a truly unique manuscript. Learn more about it and see the manuscript, now on view in the third floor Medieval galleries.

Medieval Book Historian Erik Kwakkel Documents the Curious Methods Scribes Used to Repair Parchment

Medieval Book Historian Erik Kwakkel Documents the Curious Methods Scribes Used to Repair Parchment

“ The Ingenuity and Beauty of Creative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books by Erik Kwakkel On tumblr ” You Can Also Find Me -: Skumar’s :- Twitter | Facebook | We Heart It | Pinterest | Subscribe Other...

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

It's not everyday you see a book that can be read in six completely different ways, and this small book from the National Library of Sweden is definitely an anomaly. According to Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel, this 16th century text has a special sixfold dos–dos (or "back to back") binding with strategically placed clasps …

16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways

It's not everyday you see a book that can be read in six completely different ways, and this small book from the National Library of Sweden is definitely an anomaly. According to Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel, this 16th century text has a special sixfold dos–dos (or "back to back") binding with strategically placed clasps …

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

Gregorius Bock. Scribal pattern book (Swabia). ca. 1510-1517. Via Yale U. Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.

A medieval pattern book for scribes composed of two parts and dating from around 1510 and hailing from Swabia, Germany - including lots of wonderful calligraphy.

A medieval pattern book for scribes composed of two parts and dating from around 1510 and hailing from Swabia, Germany - including lots of wonderful calligraphy.

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