Richard Gameson

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Richard Gameson is Professor of the History of the Book at Durham University. He has published more than 100 studies of medieval manuscripts, book collections and art, including The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain I, c. 400-1100 (2012), The Lindisfarne Gospels, new perspectives (2017), and The Medieval Manuscripts of Trinity College, Oxford, a descriptive catalogue (2018).

He is currently cataloguing the manuscripts of Durham Cathedral and, in collaboration with chemist colleagues, writing the first-ever history of British illuminators’ pigments.

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