BOOK HISTORY, VOLUME 13
Greenspan, Ezra and Jonathan Rose (editors)
First edition. A collection of ten essays by various authors related to the history of written communication. Includes Charlotte Eubank's "Circumambulatory Reading: Revolving Sutra Libraries," Spencer D. C. Keralis's "Pictures of Charlotte: The Illustrated Charlotte Temple and Her Readers," and Greg Barnhisel's "Cold Warriors of the Book: American book Programs in 1950's."
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THE OBITUARY ROLL OF JOHN ISLIP ABBOT OF WESTMINSTER, 150...
by Hope, W.H. St. John
Vestuta Monumenta, Vol. VII, Part IV. Part of a series of illustrated papers published irregularly between 1718 and 1906. In his essay, author notes that "it was the custom among the monastic orders as well as the Orders of Canons whenever one of the community died for a circular letter or brief to be sent to other monasteries" giving notice of the death. Includes Plates XV-XXIV, illustrating rolls from various English abbeys and priories. Detailed descriptions of the Islip and other contemporary rolls. Wrappers bent at edges and torn at bottom of spine, and very lightly soiled.