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ISBN10: 0191532746 ISBN13: 9780191532740 DDC: 091.094203 Edition: (electronic bk.)

Summary

In the first dictionary of its kind a leading expert on English manuscripts defines some 1,500 terms, including types of manuscript, their physical features, writing implements, writing surfaces, scribes, scripts, postal markings, and seals, as well as those relating to literature, bibliography, editing, dating, conservation, cartography, commerce, heraldry, law, and military and naval matters. - ;This is the first Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology ever to be published. Dealing with the subject of documentation - which affects everyone's lives (from every-day letters, notes, and sho.

Notes

Contents; Preface; Illustrations; A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450 2000; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Select Bibliography; Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.

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  • Dewey Decimal: 091.094203

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 478 p.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)

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