Edimburgo: il 24 ottobre una giornata di studio sugli incunaboli

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Si svolgerà il 24 ottobre ad Edimburgo, presso la Biblioteca nazionale di Scozia, una giornata di studio dedicata agli incunaboli ( libri stampati con la tecnica a caratteri mobili tra la metà del XV secolo e l'anno 1500 incluso, detti anche "quattrocentine").

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Incunabula: people, places, products and their relationships

National Library of Scotland, 24 October 2018

Convenors: Anette Hagan and Robert Betteridge


This one-day seminar marks the completion of the National Library of Scotland incunabula cataloguing project. It aims to explore the relationships between 15th-century printed books and their places of production, authors, printers and aspects of material culture found in illumination, rubrication and bindings. It brings together academics and librarians working with incunabula.

 10.00-10.10        Welcome

 10.10-11.30     Session 1: Centres of Book Production

Laura Cooijmans-Keizer (Edinburgh University Library)

Early printing along the IJssel: the production of incunabula in Deventer, Low Countries

Dr Elma Brenner (Wellcome Collection)

Thomas Le Forestier and early medical printing in Rouen

Ester Camilla Peric (University of Udine)

An agreement for the sale of incunabula (Padua, 1480)

11.30-11.45    Break

11.45-13.00    Session 2: Collecting in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Robert Betteridge (National Library of Scotland)

The National Library of Scotland's acquisitions of incunabula during World War II

Dr Sian Prosser (Royal Astronomical Society)

An astronomer's incunabula: the earliest books in the Grove-Hills collection of the Royal Astronomical Society

Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis (Leeds University Library)

Marginalia and myth in Lord Brotherton's incunabula

13.00-14.00    Lunch

14.00-15.00    Session 3: Lightning Talks

Katherine Krick-Pridgeon (Christ's College Library)

Incunabulum or not incunabulum? A Christ's College Library detective story

Jane Pirie (Aberdeen University Library)

'Initial' thoughts on an incunabulum at Aberdeen

Andrea Vilcsek (National Library of Hungary)

Bookbindings from the incunabula collection of the Hungarian National Széchényi Library

Dr Sheila Hingley (Durham University Library)

Bindings as provenance: where did the Durham monks acquire their books?

15.00-15.15    Break

15.15-16.35    Session 4: Assembly, Collecting, Reception 1496-1700

Dr Sarah Cusk (Lincoln College Library)

Incunabula from Edmund Audley's 1518 gift to Lincoln College: reconstructing a private library and its place in a 16th-century Oxford college collection

Dr Irène Fabry-Tehranchi (Cambridge University Library)

The lovers' death in Antoine Vérard's 1496 illuminated French prose Tristan

Elizabeth Henderson (St Andrews University Library)

The place of incunabula in 17th-century Scottish libraries

16.35-17.00    Finish