Printed in 1555, this book was brought to the Preservation unit for a new enclosure, but, while here, we discovered a beautiful handwritten page in the middle of the binding. Talk about penmanship goals!
It’s even more impressive when you consider that the book is only around 5” tall!
Want to take a look at it for yourself? Materials like this version of The Decameron are available to view upon request in the Reading Room locating in Norlin Library.