Medieval book security article ... val-times/

Books in chests and chains, sometimes cursed.

ironboundtomes indeed! :smiley:

A 16th century device for safekeeping books in a library, which would have really scared people from Mythic Europe, is this: ... -un-libro/
Yep, it is the papal excommunication of those who stole books from the University of Salamanca. Chains, cases and curses were not enough, it appears.


Ha! Bravo sir. Gave me a smile.

On an unrelated silly note: perhaps Tytalus magi didn't get Leprosy quiet where they said... ... given.html

Seems legit.