Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Jordan Schnitzer Museum
Elaborately decorated commonplace book containing, among other things: Bible verses, calendar of saints' days, lists of concepts (e.g. Nine muses, Seven deadly sins, Nine worthies, Five alls), thumbnail biographies of the pre-Norman rulers of England, decorative initials, crewelwork motifs for caps, designs for mazes and knot gardens, and the mayors
In Making the Miscellany Megan Heffernan charts the development of printed poetry in early modern England, showing how material practices of organization were dynamic responses to poetic form and content. Her book argues for a literary history that is sensitive to the conditions of making and using early printed books.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge
The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the Ferrar-Collet family of Little Gidding, who