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Wimborne Minister Chained Library, Dorset, England - Located in the parish church of Wimborne is one of the UK's first public libraries. The room of its massive tomes linked to the shelves is now run by volunteers, and still open to the public.

atlasobscura: “ Reading in Restraint: The Last Chained Libraries In the Middle Ages, books were incredibly scarce, and although many wanted to share knowledge with the masses, they didn’t quite trust.

Legatura con placca raffigurante la Visitazione, su frammento di Evangeliario Per la placca centrale: Italia meridionale (Amalfi?), fine dellXI-inizio del XII secolo; per le parti in oreficeria e smalto: XIX secolo; per il codice: Francia nord-orientale,

Legatura con placca raffigurante la Visitazione, su frammento di Evangeliario Per la placca centrale: Italia meridionale (Amalfi?), fine dellXI-inizio del XII secolo; per le parti in oreficeria e smalto: XIX secolo; per il codice: Francia nord-orientale,

Evolution of the Medieval Book

jothelibrarian: “Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a beautiful Italian binding dating from the mid fifteenth century. Image source: Cornell University, Image believed to be public domain.

Revelation 3, Byzantine Art, Orthodox Icons, Unique Art, Enamel, Book Covers, Russian Icons, Religious Paintings, Medieval Life, Antique Books, Christian Art, Christians, Byzantine Icons, Fresco, Isomalt, Polish, Vitreous Enamel, Enamels, Cover Books

The next instalment of Blind Date with a Book Club is almost here! Have a different book shipped to your front door based on the genres you choose. Check out our little bookshop for more details.

The next instalment of Blind Date with a Book Club is almost here! Have a different book shipped to your front door based on the genres you choose. Check out our little bookshop for more details.