Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 12

Edited by Matthew James Driscoll

Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 12
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Edited by Matthew James Driscoll

Distributed for Museum Tusculanum Press

355 pages | © 2011
Paper $43.00 ISBN: 9788763537742 Published April 2011 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe
Topics features in this volume of Care and Conservation of Manuscripts include digital libraries, the conservation of the Niebuhr Bible and Saint Anthony's Guild Transcript Book, early Islamic bookbinding, manuscript conservation in the British Library, the 30-volume edition of the Historical Description of Uniforms and Arms of the Russian Corps, the Magna Carta and many other topics throwing light on recent research within conservation.
Contents
Preface
 
ENRICH: The way to seamless access to information on manuscripts and early printed books
M.J. Driscoll and Eric Haswell
 
The making of a manuscript digital library: the ÍBR collection past – present – future
Örn Hrafnkelsson
 
The conservation of the Niebuhr Bible
Jiri Vnoucek
 
The conservation of the Saint Anthony’s Guild Transcript Book
Einike Leppik
 
 
The restoration of a book of the ‘alla greca’ type: Ethical and aesthetical questions in the restoration of Byzantine bindings
Ágnes Ádám and Éva Doublinszki
 
The conservation of two manuscripts from the collections of the Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens
Stamatina Ouzonoglou, Konstantinos Choulis and Artemis Kambouraki
 
The conservation of papal and regal lead seals
Catarina Santos and António Rocha Gonsavles
 
An attempt at a reconstruction of early Islamic bookbinding: The box binding
Marco Di Bella
 
Manuscript conservation in the British Library: Bridging the gap between conservator and curator
Pamela Porter and Charmaine Fagan
 
Saving private archives: A journey from barn to repository
Amanda Engineer
 
Islamic manuscripts in a western research library: The conservation approach of Leiden University Library
Karin Scheper
 
A masterpiece in transition: The Codex Aureus Epternacensis
Robert Fuchs and Doris Oltrogge
 
The 30-volume edition Historical description of uniforms and arms of Russian corps: Investigation and conservation
Valeria Kobyakova and Svetlana Uspenskaya
 
How to move 43.6 shelf kilometres – without losing a single metre
Tine Rauff and Henriette Berg
 
Condition survey of the paper collection of the National Archives of Finland
ISTVÁN KECSKEMÉTI
István Kecskeméti
 
The Conservation and restoration of the late 15th-century illuminated parchment manuscript Missale Vladislaviense
Weronika Liszewska and Jacek Tomaszewski
 
Preservation and access to documentary heritage in museums, libraries and archives: A Russian-Dutch project
Svetlana Uspenskaya and Valeria Kobyakova
 
Zugänge zu Handschriftenfragmenten durch zerstörungsfreie Methoden – Research access to manuscript-fragments by non-destructive methods
Manfred Mayer
 
Multi-spectral analysis and the next generation of photo-scanning: A non-destructive method for reading the unreadable
Jens Michael Carstensen and Michael Lerche Nielsen
 
Magna Carta: The care and use of an iconic manuscript treasure
Christopher S. Woods
 
The book as artifact: How to create closer reality through digitalization
René Haljasmàe
 
Are digital images really all that matters? Preserving the Archimedes Palimpsest in digital form as a research tool
Michael B. Toth and Doug Emery
 
The preservation and utilisation of the William Osgood Field Archive of Svanetian Materials, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
Irakli Iakobashville, Ewa Barzyk and Christopher Baruth
 
List of participants
 
Programme
 
Index of manuscripts
 
List of figures
 
List of tables
 
 
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