Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries: Volume IV: Paisley-York

Hardcover | April 1, 1994

byN. R. Ker, A. J. Piper

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The present volume completes the cataloguing of manuscripts. This impressive undertaking will be concluded with one further volume, which will contain addenda and extensive indexes to all the volumes. `a remarkable achievement of scholarship...The descriptions of the manuscripts are full and at the same time admirably concise...Any user of the work, whether his interests are palaeographical, iconographical, or textual, will be deeply grateful for the wealth of information contained in thisvolume'. Review of English Studies`will be invaluable not only for reference but for the comprehensive and immensely precise assurance that it will give to scholars in every field of medieval studies that nothing relevant to their purposes now lurks in unrecorded concealment'. English Historical Review

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The present volume completes the cataloguing of manuscripts. This impressive undertaking will be concluded with one further volume, which will contain addenda and extensive indexes to all the volumes. `a remarkable achievement of scholarship...The descriptions of the manuscripts are full and at the same time admirably concise...Any use...

A.J. Piper is Assistant Keeper in Archives and Special Collections at the University of Durham.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:866 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.73 inPublished:April 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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`While a good many of these manuscripts are already known from other published surveys, they are here to be found with fresh and authoritative descriptions ... Dr Piper is to be congratulated on the seeing through to publication with high competence of this fourth volume, of which he isresponsible for a goodly part of the descriptions.'Anthony Ward, SM, Ephemerides Liturgicae 108 (1994)