Episode 4. Frankenbooks

John Philip Kemble’s cropped copy of
Thomas Lodge,
The Wounds of Ciuill War
(London: John Danter, 1594; STC 16678), sig.
A1r. Harry Ransom Center Pforz 624

A “perfect” copy of John Parkinson’s 

Theatrum Botanicum
(London: Thomas Cotes, 1640; STC 19302), sig.
[A]2r. Harry Ransom Center -q- QK 41 P2 copy 1

If you’re in the Austin-area, check out the Collated & Perfect event at the Harry Ransom Center:

  • When: February 28 at 4:30pm (CST)
  • Where: Prothro Theater
  • Panel of presentations followed by discussion. Dr. Megan Heffernan (DePaul) will join James and Pratt to present original research.
An example of a book bound in “Moroccan liveries”
Thomas Heywood, The Wise-woman of Hogsdon
(London: Henry Shephard, 1638; STC 3370), sig. A1r. Harry Ransom Center Wh H519 638w

Subscribe and listen on iTunesGoogle Play, and Soundcloud! Follow us on Twitter, and let us know about an archive you love, maintain, or think we should feature in the last five minutes of our show.

Back to Top