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Manuscript treasures of Durham Cathedral

Author: Richard Gameson; A I Doyle; Durham Cathedral. Library.
Publisher: London : Third Millennium, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Books ... from the medieval library of Durham Cathedral ... The present publication provides an overview of this ... collection. While the forty items discussed here are but one tenth of the Cathedral's holding, they have been ... selected to reflect the range, importance and beauty of the whole, with items extending from the sixth century to [one example produced in] the sixteenth, straddling most of the main  Read more...
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Manuscript treasures of Durham Cathedral.
London : Third Millennium, 2010
(OCoLC)754602838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gameson; A I Doyle; Durham Cathedral. Library.
ISBN: 9781906507121 1906507120
OCLC Number: 650282762
Notes: "Ian Doyle, John McKinnell, David Rollason, and Lynda Rollason have ... [contributed to] the publication by ... writing the entries for items 15, 37, 39, and 40"--Page 10.
Includes indexes.
Description: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Richard Gameson ; with contributions by A.I. Doyle, John McKinnell, David Rollason, and Lynda Rollason ; and a foreword by the Dean of Durham.

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A beautiful book showcasing in lavish detail the highlights of Durham Cathedral's collection of medieval manuscripts, the finest collection of any English cathedral.  Read more...

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"For the number and quality of the reproductions, this book is a bargain. Richard Gameson proves to be an informative guide to these treasures of Durham Cathedral." Speculum Journal of Medieval Read more...

 
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