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X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English Bookbindings

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X-rays, and later contact prints, of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English bookbindings, made in Nov. 1974 (Bodleian MSS.) and Feb. 1975 (Worcester Cathedral MS.) at the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, on behalf of H. Graham Pollard (see ‘Some Anglo-Saxon bookbindings’, The Book Collector, 24 (1975), 130-159.

Dates

  • Nov 1974 - Feb 1975

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Photogr b. 5, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Photogr b. 5-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13531

Abstract

X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English Bookbindings.

Biographical / Historical

The Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Not known

Bibliography

See Christopher Clarkson 'Further studies in Anglo-Saxon and Norman bookbinding: board attachment methods re-examined' in John L. Sharpe (ed.) Roger Powell, the compleat binder: liber amicorum (Tournhout : Brepols, 1996), pp. 154-214.
Title
X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English Bookbindings
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version by Hannah Jordan
Date
2021-12-03 16:04:57 +0000
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
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