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The manuscripts club : the people behind a thousand years of medieval manuscripts

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text The manuscripts club : the people behind a thousand years of medieval manuscripts

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"The people who made, saved, and sometimes destroyed medieval manuscripts, over a thousand years of history, from the acclaimed author of Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts. The Manuscripts Club tells of twelve men and women, from the eleventh c... Read more
Contents
The monk: Saint Anselm -- The prince: the Duc de Berry -- The bookseller: Vespasiano da Bisticci -- The illuminator: Simon Bening -- The antiquary: Sir Robert Cotton -- The rabbi: David Oppenheim -- The savant: Jean-Joseph Rive -- The librarian: S... Read more
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616 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
Penguin Press 2023

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