Category Perne cataloguing

Manuscript addendum

This post presents an addendum to Rodney Thomson’s Descriptive Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts in the Library of Peterhouse (2016), and records a previously unnoticed manuscript that is bound with one of the College’s printed books. For a fuller history of that volume, given to Peterhouse by John Cosin, see July’s blog post (‘Gold Leaf […]

Wyclif’s bones

The early printed books in the Perne library are currently being catalogued, in order to prepare an electronic catalogue which will eventually be accessible to the public. Approximately half the volumes have now been examined by our rare books cataloguer, Allen Purvis. In addition to identifying and describing the books themselves, Allen is supplementing catalogue […]