Chaucer and the Medieval Book

Author / Editor
Boyd, Beverly.

Chaucer and the Medieval Book

[San Marino, Calif.]: Huntington Library, 1973.

Physical Description
xi, 165 pp; 12 b&w figs.

An introduction to "those aspects of Chaucer studies which involve manuscripts and incunabula," designed for classroom use, including discussion of binding, manuscript production and materials, decoration and illumination, paleography, book trade and collecting, printing and other modes of production, etc., with examples drawn from copies of Chaucer's works. Includes an appendix on medieval money and wages, with comments on the development of English sterling.

Chaucer Subjects
Manuscripts and Textual Studies
Facsimiles, Editions, and Translations