Jesuitica Collection bindings at BC

Many thanks to Barbara Hebard for inviting us all to this.

Title of event: Bookbindings in the era of Father Matteo Ricci, SJ
Brief description: Over fifty books from the Burns Library’s Jesuitica Collection are on display in the O’Brien Fine Print Room and the Thompson Room from March 21st through October 31st, 2011 as part of the exhibition, “Binding Friendship: Ricci, China and Jesuit Cultural Learnings”. In a complementary event, the Burns Library conservator Barbara Adams Hebard will give a presentation about Jesuitica Collection bookbindings dating 1582-1610.

Location: Boston College, Burns Library Conservation lab, Bapst Building

Admission Cost: free, but limited space, please RSVP

Contact person: Barbara Adams Hebard

Contact email address: barbara.hebard@bc.edu

Contact phone: 617 552-8847

Date of event: October 20, 2011
Time: 11:00 am -12:00

Directions to Boston College:
http://www.bc.edu/a-z/maps.html

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