Posts tagged "book history"

Resources for the study of watermarks

view of a tre lune (three crescents) watermark in a paper folio with arabic manuscript text and illumination

Newly featured on the Islamic Manuscript Studies research guide --- a selection of resources for the study of watermarks, especially useful for Islamic manuscript cultural contexts. A selection of these resources was first published 5 September 2012 on a retired blog platform and subsequently enhanced and updated.

WWI Centenary: Rolls of honour (Scotland)

Digital scan of title page of Roll of Honour

The First World War Centenary is being observed from 2014 to 2018. An immense archive associated with the Great War is online, and we will periodically highlight some of the visual resources. Any researcher will be well-rewarded by a visit to the websites of the national libraries of the various combatant nations, most of which have digitized holdings related to the war.