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Published: 30 July 1998

339 Pages | 103 reproductions of 17th-century manuscripts and printed texts


ISBN: 9780198184713

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In Praise of Scribes

Manuscripts and their Makers in Seventeenth-Century England

Peter Beal

Lyell Lectures in Bibliography

  • A major contribution to an exciting area of bibliography that has only recently begun to be explored
  • Written by the world's leading expert on manuscripts of this period
  • Lavishly illustrated and accessibly written
  • Presents for the first time a detailed account of the whole subject of manuscript publication and circulation from the 1580s to the 1660s