Books before print

Books before print

An introduction to medieval book culture

[Recensie] Manuscript expert and book historian Erik Kwakkel has written Books before print as a handbook for students in their lectures on medieval books. The study of medieval book culture has been on the rise in recent years. Apart from academia, the study of medieval and early modern manuscript and book culture is also gaining popularity outside the world of professional researchers.

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The Irish Hand

The Irish Hand

Irish scribes and manuscripts

[Recensie] This book is a reworking of an earlier edition published years ago but has now been revised and expanded to celebrate more than 1500 years of Irish scribes and manuscript-making. The author, Timothy O’Neill, is a leading authority on Irish manuscripts and their history. His book is divided into two parts; in the first O’Neill presents thirty of the most famous Irish manuscripts,

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