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Cutting up manuscripts for pleasure and profit

Christopher De Hamel

Cutting up manuscripts for pleasure and profit

by Christopher De Hamel

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Published by Book Arts Press in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manuscripts -- Mutilation, defacement, etc.,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christopher de Hamel.
    SeriesThe 1995 Sol. M. Malkin lecture in bibliography -- 11, Sol. M. Malkin lecture in bibliography -- 11th.
    ContributionsBook Arts Press.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17276518M

    The Nova Trilogy (as well as a passage in the book on the cut-up technique named Minutes to Go) feature the character Hassan-i Sabbah and his final words Nothing is true—everything is permitted. Burroughs was introduced to Hassan through Betty Bouthoul, who had written an extensive book on the assassins titled The Master of the Assassins. A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles. Vol 1, Early Gothic Manuscripts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), p, no, figs. de Hamel, Christopher. Cutting up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit (Charlottesville, ), p. 7. Sotheby's, London. Western Manuscripts and Miniatures Including the Ottheinrich Bible. December 4, , pp. , ill.

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De Hamel, Christopher - "Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit" (10 July ) by Rare Book School Lectures published on TZ Lecture (10 July ). Get this from a library. Cutting up manuscripts for pleasure and profit. [Christopher De Hamel]. Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit: The Sol M.

Malkin Lecture in Bibliography. Charlottesville: Book Arts Press, Charlottesville: Book Arts Press, Sandra Hindman et al. Manuscript Illumination in the Modern Age: Recovery and Reconstruction.

de Ricci On Cutting Up Manuscripts Much attention has been given in recent years to the activities of Otto Ege and his defence of book-breaking in his article " I am a Biblioclast ", and the whole subject was covered in some detail by Christopher de Hamel in his Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit (Charlottesville, ).Author: Peter Kidd.

Collecting Rare Books for Pleasure and Profit Paperback – September 1, by Jack Matthews (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jack Matthews Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 1. Cutting up manuscripts for profit Online auction companies such as eBay are enabling dealers to make quick returns by breaking up manuscripts and selling the leaves individually. This is not a new phenom¬ enon, but the rate at which it happens has accelerated recently.

We simply aim to make a profit on each book. After we acquire your manuscript, there are additional expenses and/or man hours that are incurred by us before we can bring that book to the market.

There are costs for editing, formatting, graphics, and marketing. (Even if your book is already formatted, it will need to be reformatted by us.). An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand.

Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance. You can apparently still buy cut-out leaves from manuscript books on Ebay. Maybe we need to apply different standards to manuscript books and print books.

My objection is fundamentally that breaking up a book destroys the book (in the sense of content, not so much as physical object, though it obviously does that too). Of all the manuscripts said to have been cut up by Otto Ege and now scattered around the world, none is as instantly recognisable as the Beauvais Missal, and perhaps none was as valuable when still intact.

And yet, despite the lively interest in Ege and his manuscripts in recent decades, no one seems to have found out where he got it : Peter Kidd. de Ricci On Cutting Up Manuscripts Much attention has been given in recent years to the activities of Otto Ege and his defence of book-breaking in his article " I am a Biblioclast ", and the whole subject was covered in some detail by Christopher de Hamel in his Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit (Charlottesville, ).

Glossed Books of the Bible and the Origins of the Paris Booktrade (Woodbridge: D. Brewer, ). ―, Cutting up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit, The Sol M. Malkin Lecture in Bibliography 11 (Charlottesville: Book Arts Press, ). De Kesel, Lieve. “Use and Reuse of Manuscripts. “The first thing that really stuck out to me when reading Manuscripts was how it felt like any other book.

It was so approachable. I enjoyed that there are not little verse numbers throughout the text. These simpler pages allowed me to read the passage as a story. The design is beautiful and the size feels just right in my hands.”-Ellie. As De Hamel, of Cambridge, explained in a lecture, “Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit”: You buy a manuscript for a thousand dollars (for example).

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Two hundred years ago on this day, Giambattista Bodoni, the great Italian typographer, died. The Updike Collection includes one of the United States’ best collections of books published by Bodoni, as well as ephemera and a few manuscripts, and we’re going to be celebrating with an exhibition this February (so stay tuned for more information and mark your calendars for February.

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As ideas about godliness and Aristotelian virtue faded, theories about the rational pursuit of power, pleasure, and profit moved to the fore.

Timbuktu Manuscripts (or Tombouctou Manuscripts) is a blanket term for the large number of historically important manuscripts that have been preserved for centuries in private households in Timbuktu, collections include manuscripts about art, medicine, philosophy, and science, as well as copies of the number of manuscripts in the collections has been estimated as high as.

Christopher De Hamel, “Cutting Up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit,” in Terry Berlanger, ed., The Rare Book School Yearbook (Charlottesville, VA.: Book Arts Press, ). Shortly before Otto F.

Ege died inthe famous manuscript and rare book collector cut the pages out from the bindings of fifty of his medieval manuscripts and Christopher. “Cutting up Manuscripts for Pleasure and Profit.” In Terry Berlanger, ed.

The Rare Book School Yearbook. Charlottesville: Book Arts P, Author: Stephen Mack.The purposes of The Manuscript Society are as valid now as when first written in to encourage the association of interested individuals and institutions, to promote the mutual interest in manuscripts, to encourage the use of manuscripts for research and publication, to facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge about manuscripts.

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