Manuscripts with Limp Bindings in the Arnamagnæan Collection

Twelve manuscripts from the Arnamagnæan Collection in Copenhagen with limp bindings. Photo: Suzanne Reitz.


“Judging a Book by its Cover: Manuscripts with Limp Bindings in the Arnamagnæan Collection.” In From Text to Artefact: Studies in Honour of Anne Mette Hansen. Ed. K. A. Kapitan, B. Stegmann, S. D. Vrieland. Leeds: Kısmet Press, 2019. 121–40.

A group of dozen manuscripts in the Arnamagnæan Collection, which are thought to have been originally in Spanish collections and which have never been the subject of a consolidated study, are chosen here for a detailed codicological investigation, with a focus on their bindings.

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