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Author Savage, Ernest Albert, 1877-1966
Contributor Hutt, James, 1870-
LoC No. 11027096
Title Old English libraries : the making, collection, and use of books during the Middle Ages
Series Title The antiquary's books
Contents The use of books in early Irish monasteries -- The English monks and their books -- Libraries in the great abbeys; Book-lovers among the mendicants; Dispersal of monkish libraries -- Book making and collecting in the religious houses -- Cathedral and church libraries -- Academic libraries: Oxford -- Academic libraries: Cambridge -- Academic libraries: their economy -- The use of books towards the end of the manuscript period -- The book trade -- The character of the medieval library, and the extent of circulation of books.
Credits Produced by Chuck Greif and the Online Distributed
Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net (This file was
produced from images available at The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class Z: Bibliography, Library science
Subject Libraries -- England -- History -- 400-1400
Subject Books and reading -- England -- History -- To 1500
Subject Book collecting -- England -- History -- To 1500
Subject Manuscripts, Medieval -- England
Subject Library catalogs -- England
Subject Scriptoria -- England
Category Text
EBook-No. 1615
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 27, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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