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Image, Knife, and Gluepot: Early Assemblage in Manuscript and Print
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Contents

Abbreviations

ix

Acknowledgments

xi

Bibliographical Note

xiii

A Note on Images

xv

0.

Introduction:

Hybrid Books in Flux

11

1.

Cut, Pasted, and Cut Again:

The Fate of 140 German and Netherlandish Single-Leaf Prints at the Hands of a Limburg Franciscan and a Modern Connoisseur

11

The Beghards of Maastricht and their Commercial Pursuits

25

Israhel’s Roundels

39

The Logic of Accession Numbers

47

The Knife as a Tool for Creativity

54

Silhouettes and Doubles

59

The Thin Red Line

65

Split Personalities

71

Foliation

77

A Group of Woodcuts, Possibly Netherlandish

83

Appropriating German Engravings

89

Painted Prints from the Circle of Israhel van Meckenem

91

Monogrammist A

96

Attributions

99

Recapitulation

102

Book Production

108

A Sheaf of Drawings

110

Revolutionary Upheavals and the Dispersal of the Prints

132

The Missing Images: In Paris?

140

Rothschild

148

Tross, Again

155

Holes and Patterns

159

Conclusions

162

2.

A Novel Function for the Calendar in Add. Ms. 24332

167

Calendars and the Principle of Interchangeable Parts

168

Book Technologies and Social Networks

174

A Book for Children

186

Jan van Emmerick

189

Conclusions

194

3.

The Beghards in the Sixteenth Century

197

Another Hoard of Prints From Maastricht

198

The Calendar of Add. 31002

205

Similarities Between Add. 24332 and Add. 31002

212

25 Years Later

218

Dating the Later Manuscript

223

Israhel van Meckenem

226

Conclusion: Changes Over Three Decades

239

4.

Manuscripts with Prints:

A Sticky Idea

245

Patterns

247

Hiding in Plain Sight: Prints from Another Drugulin Manuscript

253

The Dregs in Paris

263

Berlin

267

Bleeding into a Chalice

273

Manuscripts Still Intact

284

Israhel van Meckenem as a Master of Self-Promotion

293

Conclusions: Some Assembly Required

300

List of Illustrations

307

E-figures

321

Bibliography

337

General Index

349

Index of Manuscripts and Prints

355