Thursday, February 19, 2015

Transportation of Manuscripts in Medieval Times

There is a nice post with great photos by Erik Kwakkel at Medievalbooks about the transportation of medieval books, including many Bibles, in bags, boxes, various types of containers and wraps: Box It, Bag It, Wrap It: Medieval Books on the Go

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  1. I'm sure I should know the answer to this, but is there much we can know about how big codices like Vaticanus would have been bound originally? I don't imagine it was with leather like the Nag Hammadi codices.