- (New Haven, CT): Yale University, 2001.
- stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket.
- 99 pages
Price: $17.50 other currencies
Order Nr. 99718
Exhibition catalogue portraying the collection of rare books and manuscripts that was displayed at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library from late July to September, 2001 The event was presented in two parts: (1) the meaning of "commonplace" and how it developed over the centuries and (2) how manuscripts were used in scholarly studies. Commonplace Books contains descriptions from titles such as the first modern history of commonplace books Polyhistor, literarius, philosophicus et practicus. Foreword by Stephen Parks.