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Book reviews Book reviews Boeken in de late Middeleeuwen. Verslag van de Groningse Codicologendagen 1992, ed. Jos M.M. Hermans, Klaas van der Hoek, Groningen, Forsten, 1994 [= Boekizistori,sche reek,s 1], 24 X 17 cm, 382 pp., illus., ISBN 90-6980-068-3. Although the collected papers of the 1992 Dutch Codicologists' Days are published under the discouragingly general title 'Books in the late Middle Ages', it would in view of the contents indeed be hard to imagine a more precise subtitle than 'Proceedings of the Dutch Codicologists' Days 1992.' This three-day congress must have offered a wide vari- ety of papers on an almost equally wide variety of subjects. The volume contains con- tributions on manuscript copies of occasionally misbound printed books, on manuscripts serving as copy for early printed editions (or were meant to serve for this purpose), on the embellishment by hand of printed books, on the division of labour in the produc- tion of calendars of saints, on the history of blockbooks and woodcuts, on the history of accents in humanist manuscripts and early printed books, on the study of Hebrew script, on the (South-Netherlandish) art of miniature painting, on systematic inventori- sation of medieval library catalogues and on the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quaerendo Brill

Book reviews

Quaerendo, Volume 26 (3): 229 – Jan 1, 1996

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Brill
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© 1996 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0014-9527
eISSN
1570-0690
D.O.I.
10.1163/157006996X00142
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Book reviews Boeken in de late Middeleeuwen. Verslag van de Groningse Codicologendagen 1992, ed. Jos M.M. Hermans, Klaas van der Hoek, Groningen, Forsten, 1994 [= Boekizistori,sche reek,s 1], 24 X 17 cm, 382 pp., illus., ISBN 90-6980-068-3. Although the collected papers of the 1992 Dutch Codicologists' Days are published under the discouragingly general title 'Books in the late Middle Ages', it would in view of the contents indeed be hard to imagine a more precise subtitle than 'Proceedings of the Dutch Codicologists' Days 1992.' This three-day congress must have offered a wide vari- ety of papers on an almost equally wide variety of subjects. The volume contains con- tributions on manuscript copies of occasionally misbound printed books, on manuscripts serving as copy for early printed editions (or were meant to serve for this purpose), on the embellishment by hand of printed books, on the division of labour in the produc- tion of calendars of saints, on the history of blockbooks and woodcuts, on the history of accents in humanist manuscripts and early printed books, on the study of Hebrew script, on the (South-Netherlandish) art of miniature painting, on systematic inventori- sation of medieval library catalogues and on the

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