BIBLIOMANIA IN THE MIDDLE AGES. F. Somner Merryweather.
BIBLIOMANIA IN THE MIDDLE AGES.

BIBLIOMANIA IN THE MIDDLE AGES.

Being sketches of bookworms, collectors, Bible students, scribes and illuminators, from the Anglo-Saxon and Norman periods, to the introduction of printing into England. With anecdotes illustrating the history of the Monastic Libraries of Great Britain in the olden time. A new and revised edition prepared by H. B. Copinger from materials compiled by the late Walter A. Copinger. Pp. 288, the title page decoration printed in red, decorative initials, index; qr. parchment, spine lettered in black, pictorial beige papered boards, decorated in black, spine faintly soiled and a trifle bruised at extremities; uncut and partly unopened; clear plastic ('transmatic') dust wrapper with paper flaps, slightly soiled, the backstrip lightly chipped at extremities, lower flap loosening; within beige card slipcase, a trifle soiled; the free endpapers faintly offset, a little light foxing; The Woodstock Press, London, 1933. Edition limited to 750 numbered copies (720 for sale). *First published in 1849. Item #151948

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