Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2016

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781382691

Bookseller Code (01)

Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe 1350-1550

Packaging, Presentation and Consumption

First Edition

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