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1000 Years of Royal Manuscripts - Doyle, Kathleen (Editor), and McKendrick, Scot (Editor)
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What role did books play in the lives of English monarchs and their families? Besides Alfred the Great, Edward IV, Henry VIII, and George III, which kings and queens appreciated books and amassed enormous libraries full of them? This well-illustrated volume presents a fresh and wide-ranging review of the evidence for royal interest in handwritten and printed books. Leading experts offer new perspectives on the involvement of England's monarchs in the circulation and preservation of texts from Anglo-Saxon times to the ...

1000 Years of Royal Manuscripts 2014, British Library, London

ISBN-13: 9780712357081