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1000 Years of Royal Manuscripts - Doyle, Kathleen (Editor), and McKendrick, Scot (Editor)
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How important a part did books play in the lives of successive English monarchs and their families? Besides Alfred the Great, Edward IV, Henry VIII and George III, which kings cared for books? This well-illustrated volume presents a fresh and wide-ranging review of the material and documentary evidence for royal interest in handwritten and printed books. Leading experts offer new perspectives on the part of England's monarchs in the circulation and preservation of texts from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. Some ...

1000 Years of Royal Manuscripts 2014, British Library, London

ISBN-13: 9780712357081