A Catalogue of the Pre-1500 Western Manuscript Books at the Newberry Library

A Catalogue of the Pre-1500 Western Manuscript Books at the Newberry Library[PDF / Epub] ★ A Catalogue of the Pre-1500 Western Manuscript Books at the Newberry Library Author Paul Saenger – Oaklandjobs.co.uk The Newberry Library in Chicago possesses one of the most distinguished collections of medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in North America Based on two major private collections of the late nin The Newberry Library in Chicago possesses one of the ePUB ´ of the most distinguished collections of medieval and Renaissance manuscript A Catalogue PDF or books in North America Based on two major private collections of the late nineteenth century those of Henry Catalogue of the PDF/EPUB ✓ Probasco and Edward E Ayer and scrupulously added to in this century, the holdings include late medieval bibles and breviaries, books of hours and books of homilies, and seminal texts on astronomy Some of the books, such as those from the libraries of Philip the Good and Anne of Brittany, are beautifully illuminated But the collection also includes an unusual array of typical medieval books, chosen not for their beauty but for their paleographical, codicological, and textual interest Such codices include an eleventh century Carthusian monk, and numerous books of hours adapted for feminine use Paul Saenger has painstakingly identified the text, illumination, physical structure, and provenance for each of the thanbooks in the collection to provide an exemplary guide to literate culture in the late Middle Ages This catalogue, carefully researched and handsomely illustrated, will be an invaluable resource for historians, art historians, paleographers, bibliographers, and collectors. Paul Saenger, AM 67, PhD 72, AM 73AuthorFrom our pages Apr 92 This book gives precise bibliographical and codicological descriptions of the Newberry Library s collection of over 200 medieval manuscript books.

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    A Catalogue of the Pre-1500 Western Manuscript books at and breviaries, books of hours and books of homilies, and seminal texts on astronomy Some of the books, such as those from the libraries of Philip the Good and Anne of Brittany, are beautifully illuminated But the collection also includes an unusual array of typical medieval books, chosen not for their beauty but for their paleographical, codicological, and textual interest Such codices include an eleventh century Carthusian monk, and numerous books of hours adapted for feminine use Paul Saenger has painstakingly identified the text, illumination, physical structure, and provenance for each of the thanbooks in the collection to provide an exemplary guide to literate culture in the late Middle Ages This catalogue, carefully researched and handsomely illustrated, will be an invaluable resource for historians, art historians, paleographers, bibliographers, and collectors. Paul Saenger, AM 67, PhD 72, AM 73AuthorFrom our pages Apr 92 This book gives precise bibliographical and codicological descriptions of the Newberry Library s collection of over 200 medieval manuscript books. "/>
  • Hardcover
  • 332 pages
  • A Catalogue of the Pre-1500 Western Manuscript Books at the Newberry Library
  • Paul Saenger
  • English
  • 16 January 2018
  • 0226733505