How do I cite a primary-source document included in a kit?
Note: This post relates to content in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. For up-to-date guidance, see the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.
To cite a primary-source document from a kit, follow the MLA format template. Begin by providing the title of the document or a description of it. Then list the title of the kit as the title of container and provide any pertinent publication details:
Illumination from a fifteenth-century book of hours. Black Death: The Plague, by E. R. Chamberlin, adapted by Muriel L. Dubois, Jack Daws Publications, 2005.