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History in the Making

During the Fall 2014 semester, Professor Virginia Reinburg’s history class “Early Printed Books: ┬áHistory and Craft” was enhanced by integrating books from the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections into the curriculum, and by incorporating hands-on … Continue reading

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Clasps and Red Pigment: Bookbuilder Intern Studies a 16th Century Book

In my position as a Bookbuilders of Boston Intern, during the spring semester of 2013, I feel very lucky to have worked directly with the Burns Library staff learning more about the history of the book. One of my projects … Continue reading

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