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Correcting with cancel slips

correcting 4 lines (STC 25286; sig. 1[8]r) Thanks to my last post, when Mitch Fraas and I were looking at how different copies of the same book handled having a printer error (Judas instead of Jesus, in that case), I’ve spent the last week...
From: The Collation on 14 Apr 2015

Keeping your Jesus and Judas straight

Co-written by Sarah Werner and Mitch Fraas One might think that when printing the New Testament, one would want to avoid at all costs mixing up Jesus and Judas. However, this month’s crocodile shows that such mistakes did happen: the typo in the...
From: The Collation on 7 Apr 2015

Twelfth Night

What better play to consider on the twelfth night of Christmas than Twelfth Night? Viola Allen and James Young as Viola and Sebastian (1904) Although there are discrepant practices today whether the Feast of the Epiphany—marking the visit of the...
From: The Collation on 6 Jan 2015

Printing and publishing in Shakespeare’s world

The title-page of Alvearie A couple of weeks go I heard an interview with an author who had tracked down the people who had pre-owned some of his books. It sparked a discussion about writing in books, from a simple signature of ownership, to an inscription...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 14 Nov 2014

Folgerpedia: a new resource for Shakespeare

Folger Shakespeare Library Washington D C’s Folger Shakespeare Library has just announced an exciting new initiative.   “Folgerpedia is the Folger Shakespeare Library’s collaboratively-edited encyclopedia of all things “Folger.”...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 1 Aug 2014