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Margents and All: Thomas Milles between manuscript and print

Co-written by Heather Wolfe and Bill Sherman Thomas Milles’s motto, inscribed at the bottom of the title page in Columbia University’s copy of An Out-Port-Customers Accompt (STC 17935), as reproduced on EEBO. It appears in print on many of his other printed treatises (minus “Margents and All”), but here is supplied in manuscript. Margins are exciting places, full of possibility. Early modern authors use them to guide readers, emphasize important passages, and add commentary.… Continue Reading