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A Lasting Impression: Renaissance of McGill’s Columbian Printing Press

Gold detail on Columbian Printing Press

La version française suit By Ann Marie Holland, Associate Librarian, Curator Colgate History of Printing Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections Over the summer of 2019, restoration experts at the Howard Iron Works Printing Museum carried out a complete overhaul of …

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A Hyakumanto Dharani – among the earliest surviving examples of printed text

In 1968, McGill acquired a copy of the Hyakumanto Dhāraṇī (百萬塔陀羅尼經), one of the earliest surviving examples of printed text, along with the miniature wooden pagoda within which it was stored more than a thousand years ago. A dhāraṇī can be described as a charm used …

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