Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books by Albert Derolez
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Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books
By Albert Derolez

The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books

From the Twelfth to the Early Sixteenth Century

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Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books by Albert Derolez

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This book, first published in 2003, presents a detailed survey of all book scripts in use in western and central Europe from c.1100 to c.1530 (with the exception of Humanistic script). This period has been poorly served in almost all other palaeographical handbooks. By adopting a largely new classification of scripts based on objective criteria, which incorporates many of the terms currently in use, this book aims to end the confusion which has hitherto obscured the study of late-medieval handwriting. It is based upon an examination of a very large number of dated specimens, and is thus the first survey to take full advantage of the incomparable palaeographical resource provided by the Catalogues of Dated Manuscripts. The text is illustrated throughout with 600 drawings of letters and symbols. There are 160 actual-size reproductions providing datable specimens of all the scripts discussed, accompanied by partial transcriptions and palaeographical commentary.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521686907
ISBN-10: 0521686903
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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A detailed and highly illustrated survey of medieval book hands, essential for graduate students and scholars of the period.

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Author Biography - Albert Derolez

Albert Derolez is Professor Emeritus of Palaeography and Codicology at the Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium.

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