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Collection Level Description: X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English Bookbindings

Reference: MSS. Photogr. b. 5-6
Title: X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English Bookbindings
Dates of Creation: 1974-5
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

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.

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Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Publication Note

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.

Access Points

Bookbinding | England

Oxford University Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art


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