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

by CARLEY (James P.) & TITE (Colin G.C.) Editors

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The British Library. 1997. First Edition, large 8vo, xxii,501pp., numerous illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w. Focusing on four main themes in the history of the book over five centuries - monastic books and medieval learning, humanism and incunabula, the dispersal of monastic libraries, and post-monastic collectors, this collections brings together the most recent research of twenty-three distinguished scholars.
  • Bookseller: Forest Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21666
  • Title: Books and Collectors 1200-1700. Essays Presented to Andrew Watson
  • Author: CARLEY (James P.) & TITE (Colin G.C.) Editors
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The British Library. 1997
  • Bookseller catalogs: BOOK COLLECTORS;

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