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Titre : Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 13.
Éditeur : Museum Tusculanum Press,, Copenhagen:
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : printed wrappers.
Edition : First Edition..
octavo, 581 pp. Care and Conservation of Manuscripts collects the best contemporary scholarship on the conservation, preservation, and use of historic manuscripts, often engaging issues surrounding the history of books and manuscripts as well. Volume 13 contains over thirty contributions by top scholars in the field. It covers an array of topics, including the conservation of two composite Anselm manuscripts from the twelfth century and the refurbishment of a group of medieval manuscripts in the library of Henry VIII. Richly illustrated, the journal sets a high standard for the study of manuscript preservation and management. AM 421 12mo: An artefactual philological study; The conservation and reconstruction of wax seals; Documenting bindings and provenance in collections of old prints: A presentation of the ProBok project; Die erste internationale Konferenz zur Erhaltung und Ausbesserung alter Handschriften; Storing library collections: A workflow for packing and tracking items in the library of the St. Catherine Monastery, Sinai; Analysis of written material from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Advanced non-invasive spectral imaging for the preservation of manuscripts at the Library of Congress; Seeing through the cover: Studying decorated book bindings at the Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai; Decision making on the cutting edge: Dealing with waste material used in bookbinding; The paper in Jammers Minde; Between boon and bane: The use of chemical reagents in palimpsest research in the nineteenth century; The Salzines Antiphonal: The history and examination of a sixteenth-century liturgical manuscript; The ornament: Identifying the origin of a sixteenth-century Slavonic manuscript; The conservation of an early sixteenth-century bound Greek manuscript: An insight into Byzantine bookbinding through conservation; Unrolling a papyrus: Investigations into an extraordinary 3500-year-old Book of the Dead; The Prague Sacramentary: From manuscript folia back to animal skin; Watermark research: New light on the English Reformation; Iron gall inks in Romanian manuscripts: Between recipes and effects; Revelations of a thirteenth-century Bible: From archaeological evidence to digital display; The digitisation and conservation of the National Library of Finland’s collection of Fragmenta membranea; Multiple-strand book markers and other book-connected textiles; Traditional or modern conservation materials and techniques? A case study of conservation methods during the binding of manuscripts at the Iranian Parliamentary Library; The Wellcome Library’s Arabic manuscripts: New protocols for surveying and cataloguing in the digitisation process; Fit for a king: Evidence of the refurbishment of a group of medieval manuscripts for the library of Henry VIII; The conservation of two composite Anselm manuscripts from the twelfth century: Two contrasting approaches?; A composite manuscript made by a composite man: Presentation of the conservation of eight manuscripts in a folder; The devastating effects of adhesive tape: The conservation of a nineteenth-century Ottoman document; Conservation of a selection of Islamic manuscripts from the National Library of Spain; From the master’s hand? A study of the working methods of the Master of Catherine of Cleves; Libri viatici: Protection and usage of portable books in medieval Poland; Conservation of a fragment of a fourteenth-century illuminated French Bible: Tests of protein consolidants for flaking lead white pigment; ‘Book in a Bog’: The Fadden More Psalter, an update; ‘The dog that barked in the night’: The codex, clues, and curatorial conundrums; List of participants, Index of manuscripts, List of Figures, List of Tables. Illustrated with 200 color plates, 55 halftones, 10 tables. New. N° de réf. du libraire 25503
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