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Inventions of the Middle Ages

Author: Chiara Frugoni; William McCuaig; Folio Society (London, England)
Publisher: London : Folio Society, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chiara Frugoni; William McCuaig; Folio Society (London, England)
OCLC Number: 184720550
Notes: In slip case.
" ... first published in Italian under the title Medioevo sul naso: Occhiali, bottoni e altre invenzione medievali by Gius. Laterza & Figli Spa in 2001, and in English traslation under the title Books, bands, buttons and other inventions from the Middle Ages by Columbia University Press in 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 186 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Reading and keeping the books --
Time for pleasure and time for duty --
Dressing and undressing --
And then came the fork --
Making war --
By land and sea.
Other Titles: Medioevo sul naso.
Responsibility: Chiara Frugoni ; translated by William McCuaig ; with a foreword by Adam Hart-Davis.
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