- I just had this new book sent to me to check over, and I thought I'd share
it with you all. The only drawback to this book is its price, which is about
Hmm? Oh, yes. Sorry. The Book is _The Archaeology of Medieval
Bookbinding_, by J. A. Szirmai, Aldershot and Vermont: Ashgate Pub., 1999
(and since it's actually still of some legitimate worth at this point, the ISBN is
It's gorgeous, with lots of clear illustrations. It traces the evolution of the book
from the Codex to about the end of the 16th century.
- Greetings Marc Carlson
After months of research, and waiting, I too, have recently
received my copy of this book. I am totally fascinated, and have been
making Coptic, Ethiopian, Nag Hammadi, Anglo Saxon and Charlemagne, as well
as Monastic and Gothic books, for several years. My introduction to Book
making was the Jack Thompson and Gary Frost workshops in Idaho, and the new
book fills in the spaces in my knowlege admirably.
I have not yet been able to access this list's archives on the
topic, but will continue to try, if you re-send me the instructions.
>I just had this new book sent to me to check over, and I thought I'd shareBy the way that's $225 Canadian.
>it with you all. The only drawback to this book is its price, which is about
>$150. The Book is The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding_, by J. A.
>Szirmai,>Aldershot and Vermont: Ashgate Pub., 1999ISBN is 0859679047).
Yours in Service
Aelana Cordovera, AA, J de L, Golden Swan,M I,
Northern Region Arts and Sciences Minister
Life in the slow lane is rich and full.
Honesty is not a crime.
Godyth of Goosefoot Mead