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Medieval scribes, manuscripts & libraries : essays presented to N.R. Ker / edited by M.B. Parkes and Andrew G. Watson.

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London : Scolar Press, 1978.

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xv, 395 pages, 2 pages of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 27 cm


Includes indexes


Chaplais, P. The letter from Bishop Wealdhere of London to Archibishop Brihtwold of Canterbury: the earliest original 'letter close' extant in the West.--Pope, J.C. Palaeography and poetry: some solved and unsolved problems of the Exeter book.--Bishop, T. A. M. The prototype of Liber glossarum.--Alexander, J. J. G. Scribes as artists: the arabesque initial in twelfth-century English manuscripts.--Thompson, R. M. The 'scriptorium' of William of Malmesbury.--Pollard, G. The pecia system in the medieval universities.--Doyle, A. I. & Parkes, M. B. The production of copies of the Canterbury tales and the Confessio amantis in the early fifteenth century.--Piper, A. J. The libraries of the monks of Durham.--Hunt, R. W. The library of the Abbey of St. Albans.--Watson, A. G. Thomas Allen of Oxford and his manuscripts.--Rigg, A. G. Antiquaries and authors: the supposed works of Robert Baston, O. Carm.--Rouse, R. H. & Rouse, M. A. The medieval circulation of Cicero's 'Posterior academics' and the De finibus bonorum et malorum.--Gibbs, J. A bibliographiy of the published writings of N. R. Ker.



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