Published to celebrate the end of a five-year project to create high quality online records for all of its more than 4600 incunabula, this catalogue presents essays by sixty invited authors writing on their favourite item from within Cambridge University Library's world-class collections of early printed books. Read More
The authors include art historians, typographers, incunabula specialists, and library curators, from Cambridge and around the world. Covering 176 pages, the essays are accompanied by over two hundred newly commissioned photographs. The volume also includes a poem, published here for the first time, written by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in response to the /Hypnerotomachia Poliphili/.