Books and Collectors 1200-1700: Essays Presented to Andrew Watson

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A collection of recent research by 23 scholars, this work focuses on four major themes in the history of the book. Covering five centuries, it surveys monastic books and medieval learning, humanism and incunabula, the dispersal of monastic libraries, and post-monastic collectors. The essays, written in honour of the work of Professor Andrew Watson, draw on evidence offered by library catalogues and lists, the work of individual monastic houses and monks, book bindings and illumination, book dealers and collectors, and the ...

Books and Collectors 1200-1700: Essays Presented to Andrew Watson 1996, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712345064

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