Library of the Written Word

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1874-4834
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Jeroen Salman

This book studies the itinerant book trade in an English and Dutch, urban context, leading to a new perspective on the role of the pedlars as an intermediary between the established booksellers and an extensive, socially diverse reading public.
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252844
E-ISBN: 
9789004252851
Publication date: 
October 2013
€131,00
$168.00

Domenic Leo

The "Vows of the Peacock" was composed in 1312 in France. One of the extant manuscripts stands out for its beautiful miniatures and scurrilous marginalia (PML, MS G24). It includes a catalogue and concordance of all Peacock manuscripts.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250031
E-ISBN: 
9789004250833
Publication date: 
August 2013
€141,00
$174.00

Edited by Eyal Poleg & Laura Light

Drawing on expertise in art history, liturgy, exegesis, preaching and manuscript studies, this volume is the first cohesive study of the layout, evolution and use of the Late Medieval Bible, one of the bestsellers of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248885
E-ISBN: 
9789004248892
Publication date: 
May 2013
€133,00
$168.00

Angela Nuovo. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.

This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004300972
E-ISBN: 
9789004208490
Publication date: 
June 2015
€51,00
$69.00

Angela Nuovo. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.

This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245471
E-ISBN: 
9789004208490
Publication date: 
June 2013
€153,00
$193.00

David J. Davis

This book offers a unique analysis of visual religion in Reformation England as seen in its religious printed images. Challenging traditional notions of an iconoclastic Reformation, it offers a thorough analysis of the widespread body of printed images and the ways the images gave shape to the...
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236011
E-ISBN: 
9789004236028
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$149.00

Edited by Benito Rial Costas

This volume seeks to enhance our understanding of printing and the book trade in small and peripheral European cities in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries through a number of specific case studies.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235748
E-ISBN: 
9789004235755
Publication date: 
November 2012
€118,00
$149.00

Michel Reinders

Printed Pandemonium is a fresh take on one of the most violent political upheavals in early modern history: the riots, political murders and violent purifications of local governments in the Dutch Republic during the so-called ‘Year of Disaster’ 1672.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243187
E-ISBN: 
9789004243170
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$147.00

Freyja Cox Jensen

Placing the reading of history in its cultural and educational context, and examining the processes by which ideas about ancient Rome circulated, this study provides the first assessment of the significance of Roman history, broadly conceived, in early modern England.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233034
E-ISBN: 
9789004233218
Publication date: 
August 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Edited by S.K. Barker and Brenda M. Hosington

The importance of 'Renaissance Cultural Crossroads' lies in its appreciation and promotion of the multi-faceted reach of translation in Britain from the arrival of printing until the outbreak of the civil war, highlighting the impressive number and wide variety of works translated.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241848
E-ISBN: 
9789004242036
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$149.00

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