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Reusing parchment to make a manuscript lampshade? Let's give a look at how medieval manuscripts were reused.

Riesencodex - Hildegard von Bingen - ca 1175/1190

Treasures, ancient and compelling. Riesencodex - Hildegard von Bingen - ca

The Wellcome Library has acquired a gorgeous 15th century manuscript with fold-out illustrations relating to astrology and medicine. Previously unknown to scholars - in fact, it turns out to have been owned by eccentric English poet Edith Sitwell.

The Wellcome Library has acquired a gorgeous century manuscript with fold-out illustrations relating to astrology & medicine. Previously unknown to scholars - in fact, it turns out to have been owned by eccentric English poet Edith Sitwell.

Miniature books - Book of Hours. Venice: c. 1480. 3 x 2". ...show different treatments with skulls, introducing the Office of the Dead.

Miniature Books - Book of Hours Text from original caption: Book of Hours. Venice: c. 3 x show different treatments with skulls, introducing the Office of the Dead. from “Miniature books: Years of Tiny Treasures” (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

a lovely example of recycling from an earlier manuscript choirbook

a lovely example of recycling from an earlier manuscript choirbook

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of ANTIQUE DOMESTIC “RECIPE” BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS. Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore. NOW ONLINE!

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has digitized extensive selections from their library of antique domestic "recipe" books and manuscripts, circa 1590 forward.

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