Unsung Heroes of the Book Trade, Part Two

Last week I introduced you to palaeography, to a certain palaeographer from Australia, Andrea Boltresz, and to the study of texts, some of them being ancient and authentic, some of them being newer and fake.

Some ancient texts are extra valuable with added “association value” and “good provenance,” that is, signed or given as gifts to the worthy or familial or from the libraries of Gre...


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