Let’s play a game called:
Is That A Joel Osteen Tweet or Something You Get From A Fortune Cookie?
This game would be pretty impossible at times.
Binding Photo Shoot.
Thomas de Ke[m]pis De imitatione Christi [et] de contemptu omniu[m] vanitatu[m] mundi : de interna [con]uersatione, de interna locutione Christi ad animam fidelem, [&] cum quanta reuere[n]tia Christus sit suscipiendus. It[e]m Johannes Gerson De meditatione cordis. Arg[e]n[tinae] impressus : [Johann Prüss], Anno D[omi]ni Mcccclxxxix .
Contemporary blind decorated calf over wooden boards by the Benedictine Monks at St. Maxim’s Abbey at Trier. Triple rule outer frame and central diaper pattern, interstices with lions rampant, paschal lambs, goats, double-headed eagles, fleur-de-lys, quatre- and cinquefoils, blind ruled spine, brass clasp and catch.
Images of the inside will follow tomorrow.
A 1581 almanac accompanied by ten leaves of paper which have been made erasable by coating with a thick layer of gesso and shellac. An owner would write on the treated paper with a stylus and then wipe the surface clean with a little moisture.
Writing tables with a kalender for xxiiii yeres with other necessary rules, the contents therof you shall find in the other side of this leafe,1581.
Houghton Library, Harvard University