Alice, Books, Etc.

Oct 17

Quill: a new website for medieval manuscript lovers!

sexycodicology:

A new website for medieval manuscripts lovers!

Initial P from Leiden VLQ 38, f. 23r

Initial P from Leiden VLQ 38, f. 23r

A super-cool website about medieval manuscripts has gone online today!

“This is to alert you to a new product of the “Turning Over a New Leaf” project: a website (in English) devoted to the medieval manuscript, aimed at a non-expert audience: http://quill.leiden.edu/. Some sixty web pages take you through the different production stages of the manuscript, and…

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Oct 16

smithsonianlibraries:

Skeleton band war!
Illustration found in Die Totentänze (Stammler,1922)

smithsonianlibraries:

Skeleton band war!

Illustration found in Die Totentänze (Stammler,1922)

Oct 04

“New Yorkers don’t mean to be rude; they’re just impatient. Time is highly valued here, so we show others respect by making an effort not to waste theirs.” — Why Do New Yorkers Seem So Rude? (via nyuniversity)

(via nyuniversity)

Harlem 125th street Metro North station #newyork

Harlem 125th street Metro North station #newyork

Sep 28

“In the end, no special effects, dazzling displays, augmented realities, or multimodal cross-platform designs substitute for content. Scholarship, good scholarship, the work of a lifetime commitment to working in a field — mapping its references, arguments, scholars, sources, and terrain of discourse — has no substitute.” — Johanna Drucker writes about both the importance and the inherent difficulty of scholarly publishing for the Los Angeles Review of Books. (via millionsmillions)

Sep 26

When a friend asks if you even have a personal life anymore..

99problemsbutapitchaintone:

Sep 25

vintageanchorbooks:

The Paris Library floods, 1910.

vintageanchorbooks:

The Paris Library floods, 1910.

(via vikingpenguinbooks)

wordbookstores:

*Hangs bookseller head in shame*

wordbookstores:

*Hangs bookseller head in shame*

(via vikingpenguinbooks)

Sep 07

Oxford University Parks #Oxford

Oxford University Parks #Oxford

Christ Church Meadow #Oxford

Christ Church Meadow #Oxford