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Product Description: This volume gathers the contributions of senior and junior scholars—all indebted to the pathbreaking work of Derek Pearsall—to showcase new research prompted by his rich and ongoing legacy as a literary critic, editor, and seminal founder of Middle English manuscript studies...read more
By Sarah Baechle (editor)

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9780268033279 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, November 15, 2014, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: This volume gathers the contributions of senior and junior scholars—all indebted to the pathbreaking work of Derek Pearsall—to showcase new research prompted by his rich and ongoing legacy as a literary critic, editor, and seminal founder of Middle English manuscript studies.

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Product Description: Perhaps more than any other kind of book, manuscript miscellanies require a complex and 'material' reading strategy. This collection of essays engages the renewed and expanding interest in early modern English miscellanies, anthologies, and other compilations...read more

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9781472420275 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2014, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Perhaps more than any other kind of book, manuscript miscellanies require a complex and 'material' reading strategy.

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Product Description: This deeply informed and lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive introduction to the modern study of Middle English manuscripts. It is intended for students and scholars who are familiar with some of the major Middle English literary works, such as The Canterbury Tales, Gawain and the Green Knight, Piers Plowman, and the romances, mystical works or cycle plays, but who may not know much about the surviving manuscripts...read more

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9780801450532 | Cornell Univ Pr, September 18, 2012, cover price $102.95 | About this edition: This deeply informed and lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive introduction to the modern study of Middle English manuscripts.

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9780801478307 | Cornell Univ Pr, September 18, 2012, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This deeply informed and lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive introduction to the modern study of Middle English manuscripts.

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Product Description: Glastonbury Abbey was the wealthiest and most influential monastery in later Anglo-Saxon England. It was a noted centre of scholarship, and claimed ancient origins which were later extravagantly embellished to link the house with such luminaries as St Patrick, St David and King Arthur...read more
By S. E. Kelly (editor)

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9780197265079 | British Academy, November 17, 2012, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Glastonbury Abbey was the wealthiest and most influential monastery in later Anglo-Saxon England.

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Product Description: Contents: Jonathan J.G. Alexander, 'Two English Fifteenth-Century Manuscripts in the Biblioteca Estense with Illumination Attributable to the 'Caesar Master''; Linda L. Brownrigg, 'Bibliography of Kathleen L. Scott'; Christopher de Hamel, 'The Baldry Pattern Book'; Lynda Dennison, 'Penwork Decoration and its Significance in English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century'; A...read more

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9781872501086 | Harvey Miller Pub, August 30, 2009, cover price $164.00 | About this edition: Contents: Jonathan J.

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Product Description: The essays collected here represent the current state of research into the works of John Gower, poet, philosopher, and contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer. They assess Gower's literary output within the context of manuscript production and readership/ownership in late-medieval England and the triangle of Latin, French, and English as literary and official languages in Ricardian England...read more
By Malte Urban (editor)

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9782503524702 | Brepols Pub, December 31, 2009, cover price $92.00 | About this edition: The essays collected here represent the current state of research into the works of John Gower, poet, philosopher, and contemporary of Geoffrey Chaucer.

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Product Description: The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of those English scholars whose writings determined the curriculum of medieval schools: Aldhelm, Bede, and Alcuin, to name only the best known...read more

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9780199267224 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 23, 2006, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of those English scholars whose writings determined the curriculum of medieval schools: Aldhelm, Bede, and Alcuin, to name only the best known.

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9780199239696 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 15, 2008, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of those English scholars whose writings determined the curriculum of medieval schools: Aldhelm, Bede, and Alcuin, to name only the best known.

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Product Description: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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9780521341127 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1988), cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In an extended foreword, specially prepared for this new impression, J.

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9781408602775 | McGiffert Pr, October 31, 2007, cover price $33.99 | also contains The Domesday Book and Beyond: Three Essays in the Early History of England | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9781417971282 | Kessinger Pub Co, December 1, 2004, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780521349185 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1987, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: In an extended foreword, specially prepared for this new impression, J.

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Product Description: The Anglo-Saxons first appeared on the historical scene as Germanic pagan pirates and mercenaries, moving into the declining Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD and forging a series of kingdoms which became 'England'. By the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066, Anglo-Saxon England was one of the most sophisticated states in the medieval West, renowned for its ecclesiastical and cultural achievements...read more

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9780802090966 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 28, 2008, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The Anglo-Saxons first appeared on the historical scene as Germanic pagan pirates and mercenaries, moving into the declining Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD and forging a series of kingdoms which became 'England'.
9780712306805, titled "Manuscripts from the Anglo Saxon Age" | British Library Board, October 31, 2007, cover price $48.30 | About this edition: Includes an introduction to book production in the Anglo-Saxon period, and a historical overview of the period by means of its book culture, as well as examples of Anglo Saxon books at the British Library.

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Product Description: Palaeography is crucial for an understanding of Anglo-Saxon history, literature, and archaeology, while the development of Anglo-Saxon literacy has much significance as a cultural indicator. The papers in this book offer an original and multidisciplinary approach to the study of the introduction and use of writing in the Latin alphabet in Anglo-Saxon England...read more

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9781843840909 | Ds Brewer, February 28, 2007, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Palaeography is crucial for an understanding of Anglo-Saxon history, literature, and archaeology, while the development of Anglo-Saxon literacy has much significance as a cultural indicator.

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Product Description: Before the development of printing in the mid-15th century the written culture of Europe was transmitted through manuscripts. This collection of essays, which concentrates mainly on the late medieval period in England, explores how manuscript books were made, who made them, who owned them, and how they passed from one owner to another...read more

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9781851829309 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, February 19, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Before the development of printing in the mid-15th century the written culture of Europe was transmitted through manuscripts.

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Product Description: Volume VIII in the West Virginia University Press Medieval European Studies Series edited by Patrick W. Conner
By Hugh Magennis (editor) and Jonathan Wilcox (editor)

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9781933202150 | West Virginia Univ Pr, December 31, 2006, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Volume VIII in the West Virginia University Press Medieval European Studies Series edited by Patrick W.

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Product Description: The manuscript which eventually came to be called "Domesday Book" is a product of the enterprise originally known as the "Descriptio totius Angliae", the survey carried out in 1086, twenty years after the Norman Conquest, by order of King William I...read more

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9781841719092 | British Archaeological Reports Ltd, December 31, 2006, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The manuscript which eventually came to be called "Domesday Book" is a product of the enterprise originally known as the "Descriptio totius Angliae", the survey carried out in 1086, twenty years after the Norman Conquest, by order of King William I.

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Product Description: This book provides an edition, with a facing translation and detailed commentary, of the three apocryphal gospels of Mary written in Old English. The gospels, which deal with Mary's birth, childhood, death and assumption, are found in manuscripts in Oxford and Cambridge, but have never been treated as a group before, and have been almost totally neglected by English scholars...read more

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9780521581684 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $149.99 | About this edition: This book provides an edition, with a facing translation and detailed commentary, of the three apocryphal gospels of Mary written in Old English.

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9780521031196 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 23, 2006, cover price $64.99 | About this edition: This book provides an edition, with a facing translation and detailed commentary, of the three apocryphal gospels of Mary written in Old English.

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Product Description: The early medieval Vulgate Bible had no fixed textual form--multiple copying resulted in a multitude of forms. This book is the first to describe the transmission of the Vulgate Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England. Following an introduction that explains the wider continental history in which the dissemination of the scriptures occurred, Richard Marsden analyzes nineteen surviving Latin manuscripts and further translations of scripture into Old English...read more

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9780521464772 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $174.99

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9780521031257 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 2, 2006, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The early medieval Vulgate Bible had no fixed textual form--multiple copying resulted in a multitude of forms.

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Product Description: Malmesbury Abbey was one of the few English minsters which had a continuous existence from the seventh to the sixteenth century, and the Malmesbury archive is a particularly important witness to the history of Wessex and the West Saxon church in the pre-Viking period...read more
By S. E. Kelly (editor)

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9780197263174 | British Academy, March 30, 2006, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Malmesbury Abbey was one of the few English minsters which had a continuous existence from the seventh to the sixteenth century, and the Malmesbury archive is a particularly important witness to the history of Wessex and the West Saxon church in the pre-Viking period.

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Product Description: This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc...read more
By T. Austin (editor)

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9780859918497 | Early English Text Society, December 2, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923.

A collection of essays that sheds light on ways to approach medieval texts in their manuscript context. This work provides insights into the field of medieval textual culture by demonstrating the interconnection between medieval material and literary cultures.
By Graham D. Caie (editor) and Denis Renevey (editor)

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9780415360258 | Routledge, May 12, 2008, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays that sheds light on ways to approach medieval texts in their manuscript context.

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9781138868915 | Routledge, February 5, 2015, cover price $49.95

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9780203008379 | Routledge, April 1, 2008, cover price $140.00

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Product Description: Domesday Book, first published in 1086, has attracted intense scrutiny particularly since the ninth centenary celebrations and the publication of new editions and modern translations by both Alecto Historical Editions and Phillimore...read more
By R. W. H. Erskine (editor) and Ann Williams (editor)

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9781860772733 | Trafalgar Square, September 1, 2003, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Domesday Book, first published in 1086, has attracted intense scrutiny particularly since the ninth centenary celebrations and the publication of new editions and modern translations by both Alecto Historical Editions and Phillimore.

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Product Description: Domesday Book is the oldest and most precious of the public records, but historians still disagree on its purpose. In arguing that the writing of Domesday Book was no part of the Domesday survey, this book proposed a solution to a riddle that will change our perception of the Norman Conquest and Norman kingship...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198208471 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 11, 2000, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Domesday Book is the oldest and most precious of the public records, but historians still disagree on its purpose.

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9780199257256 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 5, 2002, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Domesday Book is the oldest and most precious of the public records, but historians still disagree on its purpose.

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Product Description: First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By R. M. Liuzza (editor)

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9780815338628 | Routledge, April 1, 2002, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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Product Description: This second volume of persons named in English records between 1066 and 1166 follows on from its predecessor Domesday People: [Of] undoubted importance...in understanding the nature of Norman aristocratic society and the forces within it...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780851158631 | Boydell Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: This second volume of persons named in English records between 1066 and 1166 follows on from its predecessor Domesday People: [Of] undoubted importance.

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Product Description: Generations of scholars have meditated upon the literary devices and cultural meanings of The Song of Roland. But according to Andrew Taylor not enough attention has been given to the physical context of the manuscript itself. The original copy of The Song of Roland is actually bound with a Latin translation of the Timaeus...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780812236422 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Generations of scholars have meditated upon the literary devices and cultural meanings of The Song of Roland.

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Product Description: A collection of essays published in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, manuscript consultant and cataloguer, and co-founder and co-editor of the annual series, "English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700". Thirteen scholars and colleagues have contributed essays which seek to reflect Jeremy Griffiths's scholarly interest in manuscript sources for literature and intellectual history in England...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By A. S. G. Edwards (editor), Vincent Gillespie (editor), Jeremy Griffiths (editor) and Hanna (editor)

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9780712346504 | 2 edition (British Library Board, April 1, 2000), cover price $66.66 | About this edition: A collection of essays published in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, manuscript consultant and cataloguer, and co-founder and co-editor of the annual series, "English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700".

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Product Description: Before the technology of print, every book was unique. Two manuscripts of the "same" text could package and transmit that text very differently, depending on the choices made by scribes, compilers, translators, annotators, and decorators...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780472109494 | Univ of Michigan Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Before the technology of print, every book was unique.

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