English Medieval Books by Alan Coates
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English Medieval Books
By Alan Coates

English Medieval Books

The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal

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English Medieval Books by Alan Coates

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This history of the books of Reading Abbey covers the period from the abbey's foundation to its dissolution, and follows up the dispersal of the book collections to c.1610. It provides valuable material on the use ways in which books were used, and about the intellectual life of a medieval monastery. By continuing the story beyond the Dissolution, and charting the initial stages of the dispersal of the Abbeys books (many into the large institutional collections which are their homes today), Alan Coates makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of the fate of monastic books and book-collecting in the post-Dissolution period.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198207566
ISBN-10: 0198207565
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 18mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 4-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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