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The Voynich manuscript
edited by Raymond Clemens ; with an introduction by Deborah Harkness
New Haven : Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library in association with Yale University Press, 
Introduction / Deborah Harkness -- Preface / Raymond Clemens -- The Voynich Manuscript -- Earliest owners / René Zandbergen -- Voynich the Buyer / Arnold Hunt -- Physical findings / Paula Zyats [and five others] -- Cryptographic attempts / William Sherman -- Alchemical traditions /Jennifer M. Rampling -- The world's most mysterious manuscript / Raymond Clemens -- Chronology -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the "Voynich Manuscript," the world's most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book's language has eluded decipherment, and its elaborate illustrations remain as baffling as they are beautiful. For the first time, this facsimile, complete with elaborate folding sections, allows readers to explore this enigma in all its stunning detail, from its one-of-a-kind "Voynichese" text to its illustrations of otherworldly plants, unfamiliar constellations, and naked women swimming though fantastical tubes and green baths. The essays that accompany the manuscript explain what we have learned about this work--from alchemical, cryptographic, forensic, and historical perspectives--but they provide few definitive answers. Instead, as New York Times best-selling author Deborah Harkness says in her introduction, the book "invites the reader to join us at the heart of the mystery."
Baker Berry Z105.5.V65 C44 2016
El golpe al libro y a las bibliotecas de la Universidad de Chile : limpieza y censura en el corazón de la universidad
Rojas Lizama, María Angélica, author
Santiago, Chile : Ediciones Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, octubre de 2015
Baker Berry Z658.C5 R65 2015
Encuadernaciones del XIX en la Biblioteca Histórica Municipal de Madrid : (estilo "imperio", "a la catedral," "cortina," y "romántico")
Carpallo Bautista, Antonio, author
Madrid : Ollero y Ramos, 
Baker Berry Z271 .C27 2015
Publishing subversive texts in Elizabethan England and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
edited by Teresa Bela, Clarinda Calma, Jolanta Rzegocka
Boston : Brill, 
By way of introduction : national bibliography and collective catalogues of printed material produced in the first centuries of print in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth / Justyna Kiliafzczyk-Zifiba -- English recusant presence in the print culture of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth -- Recusant prose in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the turn of the sixteenth century / Miroslawa Hanusiewicz-Lavallee -- James VI and I, the Scottish Jesuit, and the Polish pasquils / Martin Murphy -- English recusants in the Jesuit theatre of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth / Jolanta Rzegocka -- In the eye of the storm : books in the conflict between the Jesuits and the University of Krakow (1622-1634) / Magdalena Komorowska -- Mikolaj Krzysztof Radziwill (1549-1616) : prince, patron and printer / Clarinda Calma -- Subversive publishing during the Elizabethan settlement -- "Guiding souls to goodness and devotion" : clandestine publications and the English Jesuit mission / Thomas M McCoog -- "Books which are necessary for them" : reconstructing a Jesuit missionary library in Wales and the English borderlands, ca.1600-1679 / Hannah Thomas -- Luis de Granada's mission to Protestant England : translating the devotional literature of the Spanish Counter Reformation / Alexandra Walsham -- Persons' displeasure : collaboration and design in Leicester's Commonwealth / Victor Houliston -- Goslicius' Englished senator : an anatomy of manipulative translation / Teresa Baluk-Ulewiczowa -- Crossing national borders of censorship -- A cosmopolitan book : Edmund Campion's Rationes Decem / Gerard Kilroy -- Lay Catholic book ownership and international Catholicism in Elizabethan England / Earle Havens -- Richard Verstegan as a publicist of the Counter-Reformation : religion, identity and clandestine literature / Marcin Falkowski.
Publishing subversive texts in Elizabeth England and the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth' offers recent research in book history by analysing the impact of early modern censorship on book circulation and information exchange in Elizabethan England and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. In fourteen articles, the various aspects of early modern subversive publishing and impact of censorship on the intellectual and cultural exchange in both England and Poland-Lithuania are thoroughly discussed. 0The book is divided into three main parts. In the first part, the presence and impact of British recusants in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth are discussed. Part two deals with subversive publishing and its role on the intellectual culture of the Elizabethan Settlement. Part three deals with the impact of national censorship laws on book circulation to the Continent.
Baker Berry Z365.3 .P83 2016
Track changes : a literary history of word processing
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G., author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016
It is known -- Word processing as a literary subject -- Perfect -- Around 1981 -- North of Boston -- Signposts -- Typing on glass -- Unseen hands -- Think tape -- Reveal codes -- What remains -- After word processing.
"The story of writing in the digital age is every bit as messy as the ink-stained rags that littered the floor of Gutenberg's print shop or the hot molten lead of the linotype machine. During the period of the pivotal growth and widespread adoption of word processing as a writing technology, some authors embraced it as a marvel while others decried it as the death of literature. The product of years of archival research and numerous interviews conducted by the author, Track Changes is the first literary history of word processing. Matthew Kirschenbaum examines how the interests and ideals of creative authorship came to coexist with the computer revolution. Who were the first adopters? What kind of anxieties did they share? Was word processing perceived as just a better typewriter or something more? How did it change our understanding of writing? Track Changes balances the stories of individual writers with a consideration of how the seemingly ineffable act of writing is always grounded in particular instruments and media, from quills to keyboards. Along the way, we discover the candidates for the first novel written on a word processor, explore the surprisingly varied reasons why writers of both popular and serious literature adopted the technology, trace the spread of new metaphors and ideas from word processing in fiction and poetry, and consider the fate of literary scholarship and memory in an era when the final remnants of authorship may consist of folders on a hard drive or documents in the cloud."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry Z52.4 .K57 2016
Type is beautiful : the story of fifty remarkable fonts
Loxley, Simon, author
Oxford : Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2016
This book traces the history of fifty remarkable fonts. Thoroughly researched and visually exciting, it takes readers through the story of each fonts creation and distinct characteristics, as well as why it succeeded or failed. Some of the fonts were commissioned for major commercial or cultural projects.Other fonts became culturally significant unintentionally. This book gives readers an unforgettable cast of characters, including Johannes Gutenberg, William Caslon, Nicolas Jenson, Stanley Morison, William Morris, and Thomas Cobden-Sanderson, the English artist and bookbinder who famously “bequeathed” the unique metal type created for his failed Doves Press to the Thames, casting the type into the river to prevent its future use.
Baker Berry Z250.A2 L69 2016
吉光片羽 : 第五批國家珍貴古籍選粹 / 國家古籍保護中心辦公室編
Beijing Shi : Guo jia tu shu guan chu ban she, 2016
Baker Berry East Asian Z1029 .J55 2016
Reliure à la ligne : la portée invisible = "À la ligne" binding : the invisible stave
Grégoire, Denis, author
Morlanwelz, Belgique : Atelier du livre de Mariemont, 
Baker Berry Z271 .G84 2015
The Medical Library Association guide to data management for librarians
edited by Lisa Federer
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
Part I. Data management : theory and foundations -- Research data management for the digital research enterprise: a perspective from the national institutes of health / Valerie Florance -- What could possibly go wrong? : the impact of poor data management / Chris Eaker -- Research data as record / Bethany Myers -- Raising researchers' awareness of biomedical data journals to promote data sharing / Katherine G. Akers -- Data science : new librarian roles for a new field of research / Lisa M. Federer -- Data 101 : learning and keeping current in data management skills / Abigail Goben and Rebecca Raszewski -- Part II. Data management across the research data life cycle -- Library support for data management plans / Melissa Ratajeski, Carrie Iwema, and Andrea Ketchum -- Going beyond the data management plan / Lisa Zilinski, Abigail Goben, and Kristen Briney -- Library infrastructures for scholarship at scale / Steven Braun -- Contextualizing visualization in library services / Marci Brandenburg and Justin Joque -- Part III. Data management in practice -- Data services at a medium-sized academic library / Bonnie L. Fong, Minglu Wang, and Ann Vreeland Watkins -- Data information literacy : engaging with the undergraduate health sciences population / Yasmeen Shorish and Carolyn Schubert -- Building data management services at an academic medical center : an entrepreneurial approach / Alisa Surkis and Kevin Read -- Data management in the lab / Caitlin Bakker -- Demystifying data management : designing services for hospital-based researchers / Jeannine Cyr Gluck.
Baker Berry Z711.97 .M43 2016
Modernism's print cultures
Hammill, Faye, author
London : Bloomsbury Academic, 
Introduction -- Sensuous print -- Print in circulation -- Purposeful print -- Conclusion.
The print culture of the early twentieth century has become a major area of interest in contemporary Modernist Studies. "Modernism's Print Cultures" surveys the explosion of scholarship in this field and provides an incisive, well-informed guide for students and scholars alike. Surveying the key critical work of recent decades, the book explores such topics as: Periodical publishing--from "little magazines" such as Rhythm to glossy publications such as Vanity Fair; the material aspects of early twentieth-century publishing; small presses, typography, illustration and book design; the circulation of modernist print artefacts through the book trade, libraries, book clubs and cafes; educational and political print initiatives. Including accounts of archival material available online, targeted lists of key further reading and a survey of new trends in the field, this is an essential guide to an important area in the study of modernist literature.
Baker Berry Z278 .H36 2016
Historical networks in the book trade
edited by John Hinks and Catherine Feely
London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
This volume presents a series of up-to-date essays on the history of book-trade networks, benefitting from spatial and networks perspectives.
Baker Berry Z325 .H57 2017
Scientific peer reviewing : practical hints and best practices
Spyns, Peter, author
New York : Springer, 
The concept of "peer reviewing" -- Characteristics of a good reviewer -- Tips and tricks -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Selected literature and links.
Kresge Z286.S4 S69 2015
La stampa romana nella città dei papi e in Europa
a cura di Cristina Dondi, Andreina Rita, Adalbert Roth, Marina Venier
Città del Vaticano : Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2016
Baker Berry Z240 .C47 2011
Les codex grecs Aversus Iudaeos conservés à la Bibliothèque Vaticane (S. XI-XVI) : essai méthodologique pour une étude des livres manuscrits thématiques
Andrist, Patrick, author
Città del Vaticano : Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2016
Première partie. Prolégomènes à une étude historique des livres manuscrits thématiques -- Deuxième partie. Corpus des unités de circulation idiothématiques potentielles, conservées à la Bibliothéque vaticane -- Troisième partie. Vademecum philologique -- Quatrième partie. Autres manuscrits.
Baker Berry Z695.5 .A53 2016
Rosset : my life in publishing and how I fought censorship
Rosset, Barney, author
New York : OR Books, in partnership with Counterpoint Press, 
"Here are the stories behind the filming of Norman Mailer's 'Maidstone' and Samual Beckett's 'Film'; the battles with the US government over 'Tropic of Cancer' and much else; the search for Che's diaries; the development of the legendary 'Evergreen review'; Rosset's romance with the expressionist painter Joan Mitchell, and more. At times appalling, more often inspiring, never boring or conventional: this is Barney Rosset, uncensored"--Front jacket flap.
Baker Berry Z473.R74 A3 2016
Byzantine textbooks of the Palaeologan period
Nousia, Fevronia, author
Città del Vaticano : Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 2016
Baker Berry Z810.B43 S78 2016
Tracing manuscripts in time and space through paratexts
edited by Giovanni Ciotti and Hang Lin
Boston : De Gruyter, 
Baker Berry Z105 .T727 2016
Design bindings : a retrospective = Reliures d'art : une rétrospective
Etherington, Don, author
New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2016
Dear friends and colleagues / Don Etherington -- From the president of ARA Canada / Jonathan Tremblay -- Word from the director / Maureen Clapperton -- Genesis of a master bookbinder / John Mackrell -- The bindings -- Custom bindings by friends, students & colleagues.
Sherman Z276 .E745 2016
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