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Author Avrin, Leila.

Title Scribes, script, and books : the book arts from antiquity to the Renaissance / Leila Avrin ; illustrations by Malla Carl and Noah Ophir.

Imprint Chicago : American Library Association ; London : British Library, [2010?]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    002 AVR    Available
Description xxxii, 356 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Series ALA classics
ALA classics.
Note Originally published in 1991.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-350) and index.
Contents Writing -- The alphabet -- The book in the ancient world: Mesopotamia -- The Egyptian book -- The Hebrew book -- The Greek and Hellenistic book -- The Roman book -- Latin script -- Codices manu scripti: books written by hand -- Manuscript illumination -- The Islamic book -- Papermaking -- Bookbinding -- On the eve of printing.
Subject Books -- History
Writing -- History
Manuscripts -- History.
Scriptoria -- History.
Scribes -- History.
ISBN 9780838910382 (pbk.)
0838910386 (pbk.)

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