Volume 1, Issue 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

A New Journal for Manuscript Studies

pp. 1-4


Citation and Alignment: Scholarship Outside and Inside the Codex

pp. 5-27

The Materiality of South Asian Manuscripts from the University of Pennsylvania MS Coll. 390 and the Rāmamālā Library in Bangladesh

pp. 28-51

Will That Surrogate Do?: Reflections on Material Manuscript Literacy in the Digital Environment from Islamic Manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library

pp. 52-70

Towards a Universal Catalogue of Early Manuscripts: Seymour de Ricci’s Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada

pp. 71-89

The Handwritten and the Printed: Issues of Format and Medium in Japanese Premodern Books

pp. 90-114

(In)completeness in Middle English Literature: The Case of the Cook’s Tale and the Tale of Gamelyn

pp. 115-134


Transcription, Translation, and Annotation: Observations on Three Medieval Islamicate Medical Texts in University of Pennsylvania Libraries MS Codex 1649

pp. 135-150


Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies: An Introduction ed. by Alessandro Bausi et al. (review)

pp. 151-154

The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive, vol. 9, The B-Version Archetype ed. by John Burrow, Thorlac Turville-Petre (review)

pp. 154-158

List of Manuscripts Cited

pp. 159-160