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Apologia for old books: or, why look at the originals when there are perfectly good modern editions and so much has been digitised?
A video discussing the value of in-person viewing and handling of early editions of books/texts to complement modern critical editions and digitised early editions

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Archives & Special Collections teaching videos
A collection of videos created by Archives & Special Collections to support collections-based, object-based, teaching

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Books and manuscripts in focus: Sp Coll Ferguson Ag-y.21 - Bartholomaeus Anglicus: De proprietatibus rerum
This video looks at this printed, incunable, copy of De proprietatibus rerum as a case study. Rather than focussing on the text, the video discusses what the books material and paratextual features can tell us about late medieval book production and culture

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Early modern European paper and papermaking
A video discussing paper manufacture in late medieval and early modern Europe, and the material features of handmade paper useful in bibliography

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Hand-press books: editions, impressions, issues, and states
This video examines the definition of the bibliographical term edition, impression, issue and state, with the use of real life examples to illustrate

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Hand-press books: formats, signatures, and collational formulae
A video discussing what the terms format, signature, and collational formula mean in bibliography, and how material and paratextual features of early-printed books can be used to determine a book's format and collation

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Hand-press printed books
A video discussing how early modern European books were printed, touching on the technology, the terminology, and the printed books themselves

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Looking at early-printed books
A video discussing what to look for and think about when looking at an early-printed book for the first time. Based on an exercise conceived by Sarah Werner in "Studying early printed books 1450-1800: a practical guide"

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