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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. xiii, 324 pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of Parkes, illustrated throughout in black and white, 12 essays on medieval books, bibliography of the writings of M. B. Parkes, notes on contributors, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped navy cloth, added mylar dust jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear. Very Good. This volume is a festscrift for Malcolm Beckwith Parkes (1930-2013), English paleographer, who made important studies of the manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer and William Langland. His "The Production of Copies of the 'Canterbury Tales'" was seminal.
Title: Of the Making of Books: Medieval Manuscripts, Their Scribes and Readers. Essays Presented to M. B. Parkes.
Categories: History of the Book,
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Aldershot:, Scolar Press,: 1997
ISBN Number: 185928079X
ISBN Number 13: 9781859280799
Book Condition: Used: Like New
Item: 22.00 Item
Seller ID: CH814-114
Keywords: Pamela R. Robinson, Rivkah Zim, Of the Making of Books Medieval Manuscripts, Their Scribes and Readers Essays Presented to Malcolm Beckwith Parkes, Bibliography, Reference, Medieval Book, History of the Book