(2.) Other books extremely useful to us included Adriano Cappelli, Dizionario de Abbreviature
, Latine etItaliane (Milano: Editore Ulrico Hoepli, 1979), Eric Marshall White, Peter Schoeffer, Printer of Mainz: A Quincentenarg Exhibition at Bridwell Library, 8 September-8 December 2003 (Dallas, Tex.: Bridwell Library, 2003), and Denis Twitchett, Printing and Publishing in Medieval China (New York: Frederic C.
As time permits, he scans the manuscripts into his computer and gradually is transcribing them onto compact discs so that he can search and compare and "begin to see who borrowed from whom." He keeps close at hand the Dizionario di abbreviature
latine ed italiane, an alphabetized list of abbreviations frequently used by medieval scribes.