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Fine Facsimile Publisher Visits Special Collections

Posted on: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 10:19am


On October 8, 2010, a representative of the fine facsimile publisher M. Moleiro, based in Barcelona, visited Special Collections while participating in the 2010 Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair. The M. Moleiro company specializes in the reproduction of codices, maps, and works of art usually made on parchment, vellum, paper, or papyrus created between the 13th and 16th centuries. Many national as well as major museum libraries hold facsimiles created by the company. Here, Jeanne Armstrong of the library faculty and Kathryn Vulic of the English department examine examples of Moleiro’s outstanding work.


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Fall newsletter from CPNWS

Posted on: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 11:39am

Topic(s): Newsletters

Read the latest collection and program news from the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.

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Book of Beasts: Special Collections Book of the Month

Posted on: Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 2:31pm

Topic(s): Resources

Book of beasts: a facsimile 
  Book of Beasts: a facsimile of MS Bodley
  764 /
introduction by Christopher de Hamel.

  Full facsimile reproduction of a 13th century illuminated
  manuscript, a bestiary, created in England, perhaps in
  Salisbury, possibly commissioned by Roger de Mohaut.

  Special Collections -- Rare Book Collection -- Oversize

  Call Number:
PR275.B47 H36 2008

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