Pamela R. Robinson and Rivkah Zim, editors.
Title Of the Making of Books: Medieval Manuscripts, Their Scribes and Readers. Essays Presented to M. B. Parkes.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Edition First Edition
Publisher Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1997
185928079X / 9781859280799
Seller ID CH814-114
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. xiii, 324 pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of Parkes, illustrated throughout in black and white, 12 essays on medieval books, bibliography of the writings of M. B. Parkes, notes on contributors, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped navy cloth, added mylar dust jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear. Very Good. This volume is a festscrift for Malcolm Beckwith Parkes (1930-2013), English paleographer, who made important studies of the manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer and William Langland. His "The Production of Copies of the 'Canterbury Tales'" was seminal.
Pamela R. Robinson, Rivkah Zim, Of the Making of Books Medieval Manuscripts, Their Scribes and Readers Essays Presented to Malcolm Beckwith Parkes, Bibliography, Reference, Medieval Book, History of the Book