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Genre/Form: History
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Thompson, James Westfall, 1869-1941.
Medieval library.
Chicago, The University of Chicago press, 1939
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Westfall Thompson; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1405521
Notes: Seven of the chapters have been written by the author's students. cf. Pref.
Description: viii, 681, [1] p.
Contents: Part 1. The early Middle Ages --
Introduction --
Early church libraries --
Early monastic libraries --
Libraries of the Carolingian Renaissance --
Libraries of the British Isles in the Anglo-Saxon period / Ramon Bressie --
Part II. The high Middle Ages --
Introduction --
Libraries of Medieval Italy --
Libraries of Medieval Germany --
Libraries of Medieval France --
Libraries of Norman and Angevin England --
Byzantine libraries / S.K. Padover --
Libraries of the Greek monasteries in Southern Italy / Isabella Stone --
Jewish libraries / S.K. Padover --
Muslim libraries / S.K. Padover --
Part III. The close of the Middle Ages and the Italian Renaissance --
English libraries in the fourteeth and fifteenth centuries --
French libraries in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries / Geneva Drinkwater --
German libraries in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries / S.K. Padover --
Scandinavian libraries in the late Middle Ages / Claude H. Christensen --
Libraries of the Italian Renaissance / Dorothy Robathan --
Part IV. The making and care of books in the Middle Ages --
Introduction --
The Scriptorium / Florence Edler de Roover --
Library administration and the care of books --
Paper, the book trade, and book prices --
The wandering of manuscripts.
Series Title: University of Chicago studies in library science.
Responsibility: by James Westfall Thompson ...
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