200 color plates, 55 halftones, 10 tables
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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.