Seminar: Insular Codicology: The Materials and Methods of the Medieval Irish Book maker
Seminar given by John Gillis, Senior Conservator, Preservation & Conservation Department, Trinity College Library.
Attendance is free, but please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- The component parts of the medieval manuscript
- Methods of assembly
- Binding traditions related to time and place
- Re-binding; loss of evidence and impact on the book
- Some case studies; conservation and reconstruction