Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2013

352 Pages

6 X 8 inches

ISBN: 9780859898706

Bookseller Code (06)

Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe 1350-1550

Packaging, Presentation and Consumption

edited by Emma Cayley and Susan Powell

Liverpool University Press

Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe LUP

  • Timely and appealing, focusing on topics of wide current interest for book historians
  • The broad interpretation of the term 'consumption' includes literal 'bibliophagia' (the ingesting of books), and consumption by time, worms, fleas (!), fire, or censors
  • Draws attention to some unusual aspects of book history

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