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Medieval books

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The earliest writing was done on scrolls and these scrolls were protected from damage in clay pots. Sometime between A.D. 100 and 200 codices, stacks of paper sewn on one side, replaced scrolls. These simple books were wrapped in leather or placed in wooden boxes to protect them.

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A new book joins meticulous historical analysis with more than 150 lush, full-color illustrations of these magnificent books and their elaborate bindings.

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In Medieval times, it was crucial that manuscripts have strong and effective clasps to keep book covers tightly closed. Book pages were made from animal parchment, which although strong and durable…

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New B-format paperback - This fascinating book explores the status of women in medieval England, both before and after the Norman Conquest.

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Learn about medieval history and the middle ages with these engaging medieval books for kids, tweens, and teens.

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This illuminated Book of Hours was produced in the second quarter of the fifteenth century. It is written in the Netherlandish translation of Geert Grote. Although lacking in full-page miniatures, the manuscript contains eighteen historiated initials by the Masters of Zweder van Culemborg with ornamental initials and decoration throughout. To explore fully digitized manuscripts with a virtual page-turning application, please visit Walters Ex Libris.

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Miniature books are simply captivating… they are tiny versions of the real thing, but equally full of secrets and magic! Medieval relics are beautiful, interesting, forgotten objects that (more…

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