The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books: From the Twelfth to the Early Sixteenth Century

The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books: From the Twelfth to the Early Sixteenth Century
Author: Albert Derolez
Language English
Pages: 324
ISBN10: 0521686903
Genre: History
Goodreads Rating: 4.05
ISBN13: 9780521686907
Published: August 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press

Albert Derolez has developed new terminology for describing the different scripts in this detailed study of handwriting in manuscript books produced in western and central Europe from c.1100 to c.

1530. This makes Derolez's survey unique and an ideal tool for all interested in late-medieval book and handwriting culture. The text is illustrated with 600 drawings of letter-forms and 160 photographs of parts of manuscripts reproduced to actual-size.