Next week: How books were read

We hope you have enjoyed the second week of our course, and thanks for all of your comments and insight.

Next week, we will be exploring how books were read in Western Europe between 1450 and 1800 including

  • Personal stories hidden deep within the annotations of books
  • The intricate Fagel Botanical Collection, a working library of an affluent Dutch family
  • How books influenced singing, literacy and handwriting

Georg Wolfgang Knorr, *Regnum Florae* (Nuremberg, 1772), i, plates T and T1: Yellow Tulip and Red Tulip. © The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Fig 1. Georg Wolfgang Knorr, Regnum Florae (Nuremberg, 1772), i, plates T and T1: Yellow Tulip and Red Tulip. © The Board of Trinity College Dublin.

We will also be sharing many more images from our wonderful collections in Trinity College Dublin and the Edward Worth Library.

Join us for week 3!

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The History of the Book in the Early Modern Period: 1450 to 1800

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