A Descriptive Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts in Worcester Cathedral Library.

THOMSON, R.M. with Michael Gullick.

Published by D. S. Brewer,, Woodbridge:, 2001
Condition: New. . Hardcover
From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 19, 2004 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 2

Buy Used
Price: US$ 165.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

large quarto, 288 pp. This catalogue reveals many of the riches of this collection for the first time. Its srengths are in scholastic theology, biblical studies and preaching between the 13th and 15th centuries. Noteworthy features are the appearance in the books of the names and handwriting of more than 70 monks, the large number of books connected with the monks' studies at Oxford University, and the many rare and unique texts, including hundreds of sermons. The bindings, many of them made locally, are described in detail and studied. The catalogue describes 77 MSS; an Introduction traces the history of the medieval library; includes a general index and indexes of manuscripts and incipits. 93 plates include examples of the script of identified monks, bindings made at the Cathedral Priory, press marks and inscriptions recording donation and ownership. Small scratch to back panel of jacket, else very fine. Bookseller Inventory # 12158

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Medieval ...

Publisher: D. S. Brewer,, Woodbridge:

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: cloth in dust jacket.

Book Condition:New. .

Edition: First Edition..

Store Description

We have an open shop in Exeter, New Hampshire, one hour north of Boston. Our street address is 101B Water St, Exeter, New Hampshire. We are open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. or by appointment. Established 1971, Member Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America; International League of Antiquarian Booksellers; New Hampshire Antiquarian Booksellers Association. We specialize in Books about Books and the History of Printing, Books on Calligraphy, Typography, Papermaking, Bookbinding, Book Collecting, Libraries (Public & Private); Literary First Editions; Military History, esp. World War I Aviation.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about
a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to
contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. The Colophon Book Shop is
owned by Robert Liska, 101B Wate...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Bank/Wire Transfer