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This article deals with the importance and advantages of printing the facsimiles of manuscripts. By citing from certain manuscript texts, attempts are made to study such advantages, particularly, in connection with the lexicology of those texts, identification of images therein, and their artistic significance, and the importance of the availability to researchers of (the pictures of) their original. There will, then, be mentioned a number of pathological instances of the printings of those texts and the necessity of reassessing them before publication as well as the priorities to be considered in publishing manuscripts.