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bound together in one volume. Reconstructing the composition of original volumes may bring us closer to their first readers and owners. The present study of one such volume shows how its constituent parts later came to be dispersed over several collections, in different guises, while their subsequent

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Lotte Hellinga

without historical complications: the British Isles. One difficulty to overcome is that in modern bibliographical projects territories tend to be defined by present-day national borders with no more than a distant relationship to the divisions (territorial, political, cultural) of the fifteenth century

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Lotte Hellinga

contacts in the world of books, and we may perhaps infer that Oisterricher was an independent bookseller. From the present location of the copies and the scarcity of information on early owners it may also appear that Oisterricher sold his books to a somewhat wider circle of clients than ‘Kyriss 160’. The

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Lotte Hellinga

in December 1720. Even if the Smith/Sunderland/João v manuscripts still exist, they cannot at the present time be traced. 3 However, the collections of books and art sold by Smith to George iii are still extant: apart from the art collection in the Royal Collection, the printed books are an

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Lotte Hellinga

survives as fragments of early printing, largely for want of reliable records of their origin. 2 The present chapter seeks to survey what records relate to the location of early owners and bindings in which a distinct group of fragments of schoolbooks were found, all published without place of printing

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Lotte Hellinga

conducted. These documents include records of collections of books, listed among a deceased person’s possessions, but in the present discussion the focus is not on the contents of the libraries, fascinating as they are in their own right. It is rather on the methods by which they were sold, apparently

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Margaret Nickson)

-und Universitätsbibliothek. 1 With well over a third of the c . 2,700 incunabula at present in the collection (1,097 in all), the library of the Dominicans is its single largest historical constituent. 2 In addition to the items still in Frankfurt Dr Sack lists 25 books which she was able to trace in collections

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Lotte Hellinga

transaction? Which of the known earliest printing types were still present and fit to be used in 1468? How do these materials relate to the printing types, originally Gutenberg’s, that were used in Eltville from around the same time? Does the document take us to some storage space where the remains of

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type conveying something of the formality of inscriptions, and of liturgical and sacred texts as presented in north-western Europe in a tradition well established by the mid-fifteenth century. The style was therefore appropriate for elementary instruction in Latin: it was a form of script that anyone

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printers, both Caxton and Mansion presented their editions in print as if they were to be ranged with the often famous manuscripts of the same or similar texts that epitomized the culture of the Burgundian court. Manuscripts produced for the court and its entourage during the reigns of Duke Philip the Good