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1000 years of royal books and manuscripts

Author: Kathleen Doyle; Scot McKendrick
Publisher: London : The British Library, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What role did books play in the lives of English monarchs and their families? Besides Alfred the Great, Edward IV, Henry VIII, and George III, which kings and queens appreciated books and amassed enormous libraries full of them? This well-illustrated volume presents a fresh and wide-ranging review of the evidence for royal interest in handwritten and printed books. Leading experts offer new perspectives on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Doyle; Scot McKendrick
ISBN: 9780712357081 0712357084
OCLC Number: 858824778
Description: 323 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: The earliest English royal books / Kathleen Doyle and Scot McKendrick --
King Athelstan's psalter (BL Cotton Galba A. xviii) / Michael Wood --
The provenance of the Morgan Golden Gospels (Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.23) : a new hypothesis / James P. Carley --
The great lost library of England's medieval kings? Royal use and ownership of books, 1066-1272 / Nicholas Vincent --
The Livre du Sacre of Charles V of France : a reappraisal / Joanna Frońska --
Makers of royal manuscripts : court artists in France and the Netherlands / Catherine Reynolds --
The manuscripts of Edward IV : the documentary evidence / Scot McKendrick --
'Preserved and transmitted for the good of posterity' : the transfer of the Old Royal Library from a palace to a museum / Kathleen Doyle --
Royal libraries in the King's library / John Goldfinch --
The Royal Library at Windsor Castle / Jane Roberts.
Other Titles: One thousand years of royal books and manuscripts
Thousand years of royal books and manuscripts
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Doyle and Scot McKendrick.

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What part did books play in the lives of successive English monarchs and their families? Besides Alfred the Great, Edward IV, Henry VIII and George III, which kings cared for books? This  Read more...

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