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Books in Manuscript – Falconer Madan (1893) (1st edition)

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Books in Manuscript – Falconer Madan (1893) (1st edition)

S$54.00

Title: Books in Manuscript

Author: Falconer Madan

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1893. 1st edition.

Condition: Hardcover, ex-library books with stickers (see pictures). With 8 black and white plates. Text clean, binding tight. Spine sunned and frayed.

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Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Materials for Writing, and Forms of Books
  3. The History of Writing
  4. Scribes and Their Ways
  5. Illuminations
  6. The Blunders of Scribes and their Correction
  7. Famous Libraries
  8. Famous Manuscripts
  9. Literary Forgeries
  10. Treatment and Cataloguing of Manuscripts
  11. Public and Private Records