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Links to collections

John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera: Many of the items have only a description and title, but many of them have images and that’s very intersting.

The Centre for the Study of the Book has some special collections. This link will allow you to browse some images of the manuscripts:

I quite like the oriental collection ( One of the many beautiful paintings in this collection:

The Oxford Digital library has some other manuscripts. You can select which collection from the home page then on the left menu you can choose “title” to open the series available. Once you see the page you can also zoom it to the tiny details.

More manuscripts and digitised images (Blockbooks):

Something quite interesting… the internet biblia pauperum:

And this is just another new feature in Google maps, Oxford is finally on the way to be virtually navigated:

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