X-rays of Anglo-Saxon and 12th-century English bookbindings

Archive Collection

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Conditions Governing Access

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

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Bibliography

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.