15th Century 'Burgandika' Manuscripts

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15th Century 'Burgandika' Manuscripts
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I have started looking at 15th Century Belgian/Flemish 'Burgandika' manuscripts in Boston area collections, the kind that Gerrit Noordzij recommends. I am of course looking for contextual alterations ligatures & so on. Has anybody on Typophile preceded me in looking at this stuff?

I am also going to be looking at some Gutenburg pages for related reasons. What ligatures should I be on the look out for?

Cheers!

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Have you been to the Houghton Library at Harvard yet? That's about the best place I can think of around here.

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Yes, that is where I am going. Up till today I have been at the Boston Public Library which seems to be pretty fantastic as well.

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Hmm...that would have been my second suggestion. What about the Athenaeum?

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I will have to check that out!

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Some images from my trip are here.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ebensorkin/sets/72157601975232363/

I expect I will add to them over time.