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Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.888-1660 in London Libraries

By ROBINSON (P.R.) Editor

The British Library. 2003. 2 Vols., 4to, 360pp., illustrs., orig. cloth. New. This catalogue, with 285 illustrated entries and 318 original-size photographs, provides an invaluable conspectus of histories and chronicles, legal and medical manuscripts, Livery Companies' Ordinance Books, as well as literary works in a number of languages. It is the fourth British contribution to an international series of illustrated catalogues of dated and datable manuscript books written in western European handwriting of the medieval and Renaissance periods. It is a companion volume to the Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.700-1600 in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Library (currently out of print) as it covers all other institutional libraries in London.

$126.30