MANUSCRIPTS CONTAINING MIDDLE ENGLISH PROSE IN THE ADDITIONAL COLLECTION 10001-14000, BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON. Peter Brown.

MANUSCRIPTS CONTAINING MIDDLE ENGLISH PROSE IN THE ADDITIONAL COLLECTION 10001-14000, BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON.

(Index of Middle English Prose).

Handlist V

  • Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, (1988).
  • small 4to.
  • paper-covered boards, dust jacket
  • xx, 68 pages
  • ISBN: 0859912701

Price: $55.00  other currencies

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First edition. This collection includes major religious works, Myrrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christand Scale of Perfectionwith Wycliffite writings and translations also well represented. Chief among the secular works is Chaucer's Boecewhile the scientific compositions include works by William of Saliceto and Lanfranc of Milan. The Index to Middle English Proseis an international collaborative project to locate, identify and record all extant Middle English prose texts composed between c.1200 and c.1500, in both manuscript and printed form in medieval and post-medieval versions. The series of Handlists, each recording the holdings of a major library or group of libraries and compiled by scholars, includes detailed descriptions of each prose item with identifications, categorizations and full bibliographical data as well as a series of indexes including listing of opening and closing lines, authors, titles, subject matter and rubrics.categorizations and full bibliographical data as well as a series of indexes including listing of opening and closing lines, authors, titles, subject matter and rubrics.