Production of a book as depicted in a German manuscript from XII century. Ambrose, De officiis ministrorum

Clockwise: sharpening the quill, presentation of the finished book, addition of a new gathering, book-binding, final cutting of parchment, working on the clasps, teaching with the finished book, cutting edges of boards for book-cover, scraping parchment with a lunnelum, writing on a wax tablet

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Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek. Ms. Patr. 5, f. 1v. After SCRIPTORUM OPUS. Schreiber-Mönche am Werk. Prof. Dr. Otto Meyer zum 65. Geburtztag am 21 September 1971 (Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludvig Reichert Verlag, 1971), 4.