William Hunter as a collector of medieval manuscripts
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William Hunter as a collector of medieval manuscripts the first Edwards lecture on palaeography delivered in the University of Glasgow by Neil Ripley Ker

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Published by University of Glasgow Press in [Glasgow] .
Written in English


  • Manuscripts, Medieval -- Collectors and collecting.

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Edition Notes

Statementby N.R. Ker.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 85/4711 (C)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2676082M
ISBN 100852611773
LC Control Number85841316

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The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity: Registration Number SC Special collections. Contact us; Legal. Accessibility statement; Freedom of information;. William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum accompanies a groundbreaking exhibition organized by the Hunterian at the University of Glasgow, in collaboration with the Yale Center for British Art, to celebrate the tercentenary of The Hunterian’s founder, Dr. William Hunter (–).This publication is the first in years to assess the contribution made by Hunter, the 5/5(1).   Recipes have not been researched in detail for Hunter’s collections to date: Neil R. Ker, William Hunter as a collector of medieval manuscripts (Glasgow: ), which I was not able to access, does not seem to consider the recipe genre in itself. This older but more inclusive article merely mentions ‘some medical prescriptions’ among sundry items within the collections: Charles. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of N R Ker books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

The work is part of the collection of the Glasgow University Library, cataloged as Sp Coll MS Hunter U (), which acquired the book in It derives its colloquial name, the "Hunterian Psalter", from having been part of the collection of 18th century Scottish anatomist and book collector William Hunter, who willed his collection to the. held in the collection, N. R. Ker has looked at Hunter as a collector of medieval manuscripts, and Donal Bateson of the Hunterian Museum has recently published on the numismatic books in Hunter’s library. I will begin with an overview of Hunter’s book collection, the range of books it contained, and how he. History. The collection was assembled by the anatomist and physician, William Hunter (–83), who was an avid collector of coins, medals, paintings, shells, minerals, books and manuscripts. Considerable purchases were made in Paris from monastic houses and private libraries, such as those of César de Missy and Jean-Baptiste Colbert. Other major acquisitions were made in Vienna and Italy. In book, magazine, and music publishing, a manuscript is an autograph or copy of a work, written by an author, composer or copyist. Such manuscripts generally follow standardized typographic and formatting rules, in which case they can be called fair copy (whether original or copy). The staff paper commonly used for handwritten music is, for.

We buy, sell, and appraise a variety of materials, including early books, illuminated manuscripts and single illuminated manuscript leaves, fine and historic bindings from all periods, important illustrated books (especially from before , including early science, medicine, and travel), British and American literature, the best of the. William Hunter as a collector of medieval manuscripts: The first Edwards lecture on palaeography delivered in the University of Glasgow Jan 1, by N. R Ker. By Hillary Nunn with Rebecca Laroche. In her last post on College of Physicians manuscript 10a (), Rebecca Laroche examined the collection’s attributions to one “Dnam Yelverton” to explore the varying statuses of women who contributed to the entry not only continues that line of exploration, but incorporates a new geographical twist that allows us to make some exciting new. Collection History. The New York Public Library possesses one of the largest and finest collections of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts in North America, yet its manuscript holdings are scarcely known to scholars, much less to a wide public audience.