From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book

 

University Library Accession Log, 1886
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Shown here is the University Library’s accession log, recording George Lincoln Burr’s acquisition of several medieval manuscripts in Paris during the spring of 1885. Burr’s purchase, from the bookseller Maisonneuve & Co., included the works of Boethius, St. Jerome, and Cicero.

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Cornell University Library Acquisitions Department records, 1874-1988. Vol. 3.
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the Sacred Word
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Leather and Chains
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How the Classics Survived
Manuscripts in the Age of Print
Evolution of the Book
Appetite for Destruction
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