We offer reviews and views of publications, exhibitions, displays, commentaries, discussions, and questions concerning the written word in its transmission across time and place — manuscripts included.

The reviews began with the first issue of our illustrated Bulletin ShelfLife (with Bulletin Description), included some brief notices in our first website, and took on new shape with the first issue of our illustrated Newsletter ShelfMarks, circulated via printed form, its representation in pdf, and in portions (or teasers) as email and blog posts.

Masthead for ShelfMarks, the newsletter of the Research Group on Manuscript Evidence, laid out in RGME Bembino

An e-version of the first issue, with ShelfTags for ShelfMarks and some extra images, appears here.
Its review “The Bouquet List” appears in full as a Blog Post here.

Floral border on the detached leaf from a 15th-century Book of Hours

Photography © Mildred Budny

The full issue appears here: ShelfMarks, Volume 1, Number 1 (PDF).
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