A humorous ode to marginalia

© Copyright Ashley Dace and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Proof that even the most stoic, dedicated, and devoted proponents of bibliohistory and preservation were still allowed to gripe. Call them historical ‘status updates’ if you will.

Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts

by , via BrainPickings

Maria also suggests this Tumblr site for more delightful contemporary marginalia immersion!

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