Books in Manuscript. A Short Introduction to their Study and Use. With a Chapter on Records.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1893,

First Edition. octavo, buckram. (xvi), 188pp. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, Item #29575

Part of the Books About Books Series edited by Alfred W. Pollard. Illustrated with eight black and white plates, each extensively annotated in special Notes. Madan instructs the reader in looking at a manuscript with chapters on writing scripts, illumination techniques and styles, the use of textual criticism, glossing and correcting. Final chapters focus on famous manuscripts and the libraries that contain them. minor chipping to cloth at top and bottom of spine, inner and outer hinges solid. With the bookplate of Edward Hunter "Cursum Perficio" and with the bookplate of Dr. Eugene S. Flamm, neurosurgeon, bibliophile and former president of the Grolier Club and his notation, "New York / 25 February 1976."

Price: $50.00

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