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Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books From the Twelfth to the Early Sixteenth Century

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ISBN-10: 0521686903

ISBN-13: 9780521686907

Edition: 2006

Authors: Albert Derolez, David Ganz, Tessa Webber

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Description:

Albert Derolez has developed new terminology for describing the different scripts in this detailed study of handwriting in manuscript books produced in western and central Europe from c.1100 to c.1530. This makes Derolez's survey unique and an ideal tool for all interested in late-medieval book and handwriting culture. The text is illustrated with 600 drawings of letter-forms and 160 photographs of parts of manuscripts reproduced to actual-size.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
The manuscript book in the late Middle Ages
The Carolingian heritage
Praegothica
Northern textualis
Southern textualis and semitextualis
Cursive scripts in general
Cursiva antiquior
Cursiva
Hybrida and semihybrida
Gothico-humanistica and other 'hors systeme' scripts
Appendix
Abbreviated sources
Select bibliography
Index of manuscripts reproduced in the plates
General index
Plates