"This is quite lovely. But I will not believe that the BAV is serious about helping scholars until they digitize manuscripts such as MS Cappella Sistina 15, which is almost wholly illegible in microfilm, but fairly legible in the flesh, and would…"
"I will write to the Franciscans in Dun Mhuire and ask for the dimensions and a digital photo. Can you, or whoever was in touch with the Archivo Historico Nacional do the same for the Madrid leaf? My experience with Cambrai, Laon. and Bologna is that…"
Here is something slightly better, scans of the recor and verso of Dun Mhuire, Franciscan Library, MS B 29, from the original photos (1978, so black and white and the recto a bit dark) that the Franciscans sent me, together with a…"
"This fragment appears on first sight to be another page of the dismembered gradual from which one leaf is preserved in Killiney Co. Dun Mhuire, Franciscan library, MS 29, with a trope, prosulae and proses for St. Lawrence. There is a photo of the…"
"Many thanks, Dominique. The images are pretty but largely useless because unlike those of the Swiss libraries you cannot download them and therefore cannot play with the enlargement of the contrast to try to read some of the most difficult passages.…"
"Hi Pieter! I am *not* going to try either my French (which is so so, but not for writing) or my Dutch (which is pathetic, unlike Barbara's, on you), but it is wonderful to see you and I am looking forward to the Antwerp meeting."
"The exhibition is beautiful, but absolutely useless for music historians. We desperately need inventories of the readings and the music of these late codices, getting a pretty picture and half of an introit is not going to do it. And there are some…"