Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm|
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What will you discover when you approach a book beyond its text and examine it as an artifact? Trace the transition from manuscript to print culture evidenced in early books and manuscript leaves from the library's rare books collection. Participants will learn to identify unique features of hand-press era books and have the opportunity to explore a book from the collection to discover its history.