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The Medieval Imagination - book cover

The Medieval Imagination

Illustrated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand

This lavish book forms showcases an incredible exhibition at the State Library of Victoria (Melbourne), of more than 40 spectacular and precious Cambridge manuscripts dated from the 8th to the 16th centuries, accompanied by an equal number of excellent examples drawn from collections in Australia and New Zealand, and in some cases previously unpublished. The Medieval Imagination - DVD cover

The book contains 91 catalogue full page entries and five major essays contributed by some 20 distinguished scholars from the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand.

Price (as new): $135 AUD + postage email link

This stunning book comes with a 28 min documentary DVD – trailer

 
 
 
Imagination, Books & Community in Medieval Europe - book cover

Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe

With extensive illustrated essays by Jeffrey Hamburger and Margaret Manion, accompanied by papers presented by sixteen further scholars in the field, this 256 page publication presents a rich range of studies on the subject of Medieval books and also elaborates on the extremely successful exhibition held in Melbourne. Lavishly illustrated with color reproductions (very good condition)

Price: $75 AUD + postage email

 
 
SLV Newsletter (March - June)

2 x State Library of Victoria’s Newsletters

Features inserts about the Medieval Imagination exhibition plus other news at the time (very good condition)

Price: $15 AUD + postage email

 
 
 
The 'La Trobe' Journal No 81 - cover

La Trobe Journal (Autumn 2008)

A rich publication featuring incredibly well researched essays around manuscripts, the Medieval Imagination (see example in Gallery Tab above), the rebinding process of rare books as well as the history of the statue of Jeanne D’Arc in Melbourne, to name a few.
(very good condition)

Price: $20 AUD + postage email

 
 
 

Illustrated Flyer (picture in Gallery Tab) + Special Bookmark – free with any orders

  • The Medieval Imagination - book cover
  • Imagination, Books & Community in Medieval Europe - book cover
  • SLV Newsletter (March - June)
  • The 'La Trobe' Journal No 81 - cover
  • The Medieval Imagination - DVD cover
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  • The Medieval Imagination - flyer
  • Gospels of St Luke and St John - manuscript page
  • Manuscript: Historiated Initial from a Gradual Italy, Venice, c. 1420
  • Miniature from the Hours of Albrecht of Brandenburg Flanders, Bruges, c. 1522–23
  • SLV Newsletter cover (July - October)
  • La Trobe Journal - sample page