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Here's a surprise: The BSB recently released digital editions of late medieval manuscripts from the Augsburg Staats- und Stadtbibliothek. As I observed earlier, Augsburg seems to have a collection rich in unique items, but it remains stubbornly offline. I'm not expecting a wave of digital facsimiles anytime soon, but maybe we can hope for more to follow from this initial effort.
Here are the two most recent additions:
Ulrich Schriber: Historienbibel. SuStB Augsburg 2 Cod 50 (Cim 74).
Der Heiligen Leben, Sommerteil. SuStB Augsburg 2 Cod 154.
At the moment, I find a total of nine Augsburg manuscripts listed in the BSB WebOPAC (searching for "SuStB Augsburg cod," but without quotes), and the online catalog does not link to the digital editions. It's a small but very welcome first step.
Augsburg SuStB has been taken over by the Bavarian state from the city of Augsburg in late 2012. Since then they have reorganized and created a better equipped digitization department that – as far as I know – is now working its way through their rare books collection. There probably won't be a wave, but a I expect a steady buildup of digital editions from SuStB.ReplyDelete