Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral

Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral

SKU: 2216

Author: Gameson, Richard.

Title: Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral.


Publisher: London: Third Millenium Publishing, 2010. First Edition.


Description: 4to. 175 p.: ill (colour).The dust-jacket is now in a protective jacket. Fourty manuscripts detailed. Very good in Very good dust-jacket. Hardcover. ISBN: 9781906507121.

  • Note

    From the jacket: " Durham possesses the finest collection of medieval manuscripts of any English Cathedral. This book, printed in colour throughout, presents the highlights of this supremely important collection in lavish illustration, accompanied by authoritative and accessible commentary...A general introduction traces the growth of the collection from the early days of Anglo-Saxon monasticism through to the Reformation, exploring its place in the history of Durham Cathedral and the North-East, while highlighting its importance for Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Medieval, and Renaissance culture in general."