Posts by Kyle Clark

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Lead type in a California job case, ampersands, Us and miscellaneous sorts. The University of Michigan Library's Book Arts Studio
  • Pablo Alvarez
  • Kyle Clark
Welcome to the University of Michigan Library’s Book Arts Studio, a place for students, faculty, and the community to learn and practice the craft of letterpress printing, offering the opportunity to engage in other related activities, such as bookbinding and the book arts.
New clamshell box for Mich. Ms. 130
  • Kyle Clark
The Renaissance and Medieval Manuscript Collection belonging to the University of Michigan Library consists of an impressive array of medieval and early modern manuscripts from multiple cultures and languages, including Greek, Latin, Armenian, and Ethiopian. Fortunately, many of the manuscripts within this collection have largely been left in their original bindings and most damages have gone untreated.
X-ray image showing a section of the lower board and spine of Mich. Ms. 79. Courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts Preservation Department.
  • Kyle Clark
The University of Michigan Library and the Detroit Institute of Arts have recently collaborated in a project to produce x-ray images of the hidden structure inside a fourteenth-century Greek manuscript binding.