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an equal number of excellent examples drawn from collections in Australia and New Zealand, and in some cases previously unpublished.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 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
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
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
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