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Scribes, Script, and Books: The Book Arts from Antiquity to the Renaissance
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Amer Library Assn
Publication date April 9, 2010
Pages 356
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780838910382
ISBN-10 0838910386
Dimensions 0.75 by 8 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.90 lbs.
Original list price $61.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.

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Hardcover
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from Amer Library Assn (July 1, 1991)
9780838905227 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.15 lbs | List price $80.00
About: Copublished by the British Library, chapters discuss the origins of the book, the book in the ancient world, the development of scripts and styles of illumination, and the making of manuscripts through the centuries.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780838910382
 
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Reprint edition from Amer Library Assn (April 9, 2010)
9780838910382 | details & prices | 356 pages | 8.00 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $61.00
About: In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.

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