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Published: 11 November 1999

955 Pages | 16 pp black and white plates


ISBN: 9780192142313

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The Oxford Companion to the Year

Bonnie Blackburn and Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Oxford Companions

  • A unique reference work, drawing on the traditions of an old-fashioned Book of Days but with the scholarly authority of an Oxford Companion
  • Full of serendipitous discoveries, perfect for browsing as well as reference use
  • Full explanation of computus, with tables for calculating Easter
  • Includes quotations from literature, letters, and diary extracts, even recipes, to illustrate the meaning of the calendar throughout history

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