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Author Ryley, Hannah, 1990- author.

Title Re-using manuscripts in late medieval England : repairing, recycling, sharing / Hannah Ryley
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk : York Medieval Press, 2022


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 221 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles (some color)
Series York manuscript and early print studies ; volume 4
York manuscript and early print studies ; v.4.
Contents Making parchment for books -- Re-using parchment for books -- Making marks on books -- Second-hand books
Summary A fresh appraisal of late medieval manuscript culture in England, examining the ways in which people sustained older books, exploring the practices and processes by which manuscripts were crafted, mended, protected, marked, gifted and shared
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Manuscripts -- Conservation and restoration -- Great Britain
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Great Britain
Palimpsests -- Great Britain
Manuscript fragments -- Great Britain
Early printed books -- Great Britain
Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- To 1500
Bookbinding -- England -- History -- To 1500
Books and reading -- England -- History -- To 1500
Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500
Early printed books
Manuscript fragments
Manuscripts -- Conservation and restoration
Manuscripts, Medieval
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1800105878