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Case studies: evidence and provenance histories of monastic books now in the Bodleian Library

by on March 9, 2012

In anticipation of the conference “How the secularisation of religious houses transformed the libraries of Europe, 16th-19th centuries”  (22-24th March 2012, Oxford), some monastic books now in Bodleian collections are shown here.

Clicking on each picture below will lead to more extended articles about the Bodleian’s incunable, its monastic provenance and further indication of where else in the world incunabula with the same provenance can be found today.

Benedictines of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

Benedictines of Tegernsee

Benedictines of Fiecht

Augustinian Canons regular of the Lateran congregation of Padua

Premonstratensians of Weissenau

The slideshow below gathers all the pictures shown in this series of five articles:

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