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Sunday, November 27, 2005

Bound books

Via the always beautiful and interesting Bibi's box, a collection of hand-bound books at Princeton's library. No word yet if Miskatonic University plans a similar exhibit. Flemish panel-stamped calfskin binding on a Basel printing from 1490. Author: Bertoldus, Dominican, fl. 1350 Title: Horologium deuotionis circa vitam Christi. Published: Basel: Johann Amerbach, not after 1490. Location: Rare Books: Incunabula Collection (ExI) Call number: 5866.174 Spine height: 16 cm Italian, fifteenth century A fifteenth-century Italian binding with painted gold and a design with Islamic characteristics. Author: Virgil Title: Aeneid and Georgics. Locale: Rome, ca. 1515-1525. Location: Manuscripts Division Call number: Princeton Ms 104 Dimensions: 23 x 17 cm I was very tempted to make these the Necronomicon and Nameless Cults.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Bibi said...

Thanks for the nice words Carnacki! :)

11/28/2005 08:29:00 AM  

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