Although the invention of printing seemed to promise a stream of identical copies from the press, scholars of early printing are well aware that this was not always the result. Stop-press changes and accidents in the press account for minor or sometimes major differences between copies of the same edition. The marks of ownership over … Continue reading A virtual tour of Dante 1481 in multiple copies
Retrospect of the Hilary Term 2021 Seminars in Palaeography, Manuscript Studies, and Book History at Oxford
Meetings of the two seminar series in Hilary Term 2021 took place in unusual circumstances. The seminars welcomed participants and speakers from around the world at online meetings. Bodleian manuscripts were shared ‘live’ online at all of the Palaeography seminars, and in each series one seminar session joined material from the Bodleian collections with items from … Continue reading Retrospect of the Hilary Term 2021 Seminars in Palaeography, Manuscript Studies, and Book History at Oxford
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