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Care and Conservation of Manuscripts 12

Topics features in this volume of Care and Conservation of Manuscripts include digital libraries, the conservation of the Niebuhr Bible and Saint Anthony’s Guild Transcript Book, early Islamic bookbinding, manuscript conservation in the British Library, the 30-volume edition of the Historical Description of Uniforms and Arms of the Russian Corps, the Magna Carta and many other topics throwing light on recent research within conservation.

355 pages | © 2011


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Table of Contents

ENRICH: The way to seamless access to information on manuscripts and early printed books
M.J. Driscoll and Eric Haswell
The making of a manuscript digital library: the ÍBR collection past – present – future
Örn Hrafnkelsson
The conservation of the Niebuhr Bible
Jiri Vnoucek
The conservation of the Saint Anthony’s Guild Transcript Book
Einike Leppik
The restoration of a book of the ‘alla greca’ type: Ethical and aesthetical questions in the restoration of Byzantine bindings
Ágnes Ádám and Éva Doublinszki
The conservation of two manuscripts from the collections of the Byzantine and Christian Museum of Athens
Stamatina Ouzonoglou, Konstantinos Choulis and Artemis Kambouraki
The conservation of papal and regal lead seals
Catarina Santos and António Rocha Gonsavles
An attempt at a reconstruction of early Islamic bookbinding: The box binding
Marco Di Bella
Manuscript conservation in the British Library: Bridging the gap between conservator and curator
Pamela Porter and Charmaine Fagan
Saving private archives: A journey from barn to repository
Amanda Engineer
Islamic manuscripts in a western research library: The conservation approach of Leiden University Library
Karin Scheper
A masterpiece in transition: The Codex Aureus Epternacensis
Robert Fuchs and Doris Oltrogge
The 30-volume edition Historical description of uniforms and arms of Russian corps: Investigation and conservation
Valeria Kobyakova and Svetlana Uspenskaya
How to move 43.6 shelf kilometres – without losing a single metre
Tine Rauff and Henriette Berg
Condition survey of the paper collection of the National Archives of Finland
István Kecskeméti
The Conservation and restoration of the late 15th-century illuminated parchment manuscript Missale Vladislaviense
Weronika Liszewska and Jacek Tomaszewski
Preservation and access to documentary heritage in museums, libraries and archives: A Russian-Dutch project
Svetlana Uspenskaya and Valeria Kobyakova
Zugänge zu Handschriftenfragmenten durch zerstörungsfreie Methoden – Research access to manuscript-fragments by non-destructive methods
Manfred Mayer
Multi-spectral analysis and the next generation of photo-scanning: A non-destructive method for reading the unreadable
Jens Michael Carstensen and Michael Lerche Nielsen
Magna Carta: The care and use of an iconic manuscript treasure
Christopher S. Woods
The book as artifact: How to create closer reality through digitalization
René Haljasmàe
Are digital images really all that matters? Preserving the Archimedes Palimpsest in digital form as a research tool
Michael B. Toth and Doug Emery
The preservation and utilisation of the William Osgood Field Archive of Svanetian Materials, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
Irakli Iakobashville, Ewa Barzyk and Christopher Baruth
List of participants
Index of manuscripts
List of figures
List of tables

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