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No 81 Autumn 2008

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The La Trobe Journal

is published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation twice yearly in Autumn and Spring. Formerly the La Trobe Library Journal, it was published from 1968 to 1997 by the Friends of the State Library (now amalgamated with the State Library of Victoria Foundation).
Editorial Committee: John Arnold (Editor), Morton Browne, Shane Carmody, Anne Colman, Des Cowley, Kevin Molloy, Greg Kratzmann and Dianne Reilly. Administrative assistant: Joanne Halpin.
Editorial address: Editor, The La Trobe Journal, State Library of Victoria Foundation, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000. E-mail: John.Arnold@arts.monash.edu.au
Contributions are invited on scholarly topics and are subject to refereeing.
Opinions expressed in The La Trobe Journal are those of the individual contributors and no responsibility is accepted for them by the Editorial Committee or the State Library of Victoria Foundation.
Copyright of material published in The La Trobe Journal is vested in the author, except where stated otherwise.
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Members of the State Library of Victoria Foundation receive The La Trobe Journal free as part of their membership. Details of membership are given on the inside back cover. Subscriptions are not available to non-members.
Single copies (when available) may be purchased online through the Library Shop (http://www.statelibrary.vic.gov.au) or directly from the State Library (ask at Foyer Desk).
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All photographs in this number of The La Trobe Journal are from the State Library of Victoria, unless stated otherwise. Library photography is by the Photographic Unit of the State Library.
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Front Cover: Joseph Edgar Boehm's 1885 monumental bronze, St George and the Dragon, State Library of Victoria. See the article by Andrew Lynch in this issue.
Back cover: Emmanel Frémiet's 1906 cast of Jeanne d'Arc, State Library of Victoria. See the article by Ted Gott in this issue.
Both photographs were taken by Adrian Flint of the Photographic Unit of the State Library.
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The La Trobe Journal
No. 81 Autumn 2008

Contents

Editorial
David McKitterick The Hand in the Machine: facsimiles, libraries and the politics of scholarship 4
Louise D'Arcens 'The last thing one might expect': The Mediaeval Court at the 1866 Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 26
Andrew Lynch 'Thingless names'? The St George Legend in Australia 40
Ted Gott An Iron Maiden for Melbourne—the History and Context of Emmanuel Frémiet's 1906 Cast of Jeanne d'Arc 53
Libby Melzer Flood, Fire and War: fragmentary manuscripts in The Medieval Imagination exhibition 69
Ian Cox The Rebinding of de Guileville's Pilgrimage of the Lyfe of the Manhode and Pilgrimage of the Sowle 82
Shane Carmody William H. Robinson, Booksellers and the Public Library of Victoria 91
Stephanie Trigg The Injuries of Time: Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Speght and Wade's Boat 106
John Crossley Ptolemy's Almagest: its dates and the dating of Oxford, All Souls College, ms. 95 118
Charles Burnett Why Study Ptolemy's Almagest? The evidence of MS Melbourne, State Library of Victoria, Sinclair 224 126
The La Trobe Journal is edited by John Arnold and is published twice a year by the State Library of Victoria Foundation
ISSN 1441-3760