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Author LinkWithers, Benjamin C.
Title LinkThe illustrated Old English Hexateuch, Cotton Claudius B.iv : the frontier of seeing and reading in Anglo-Saxon England / Benjamin C. Withers.
Imprint London : The British Library ; Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Description xvi, 429 pages :  facsimiles ;  24 cm +  1 CD-ROM (color facsimiles).
Type of Material Monograph Computer file CM
Series ( Studies in book and print culture )
Series ( Studies in book and print culture.)
Gen. Note Accompanying CD-ROM contains full-color digital images of the manuscript’s individual leaves.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-419) and index.
Contents Contents: Manuscript as medium : design and construction of the illustrated book -- Style, date, and origin -- Iconographic dependence, artistic innovations, and adaptive creations -- Authority, authors, authorization -- Audience, literacy, and the social roles of reading and viewing -- Rubrics, genealogies, and Genesis -- Picturing the life of Joseph -- The sayable and seeable : the manuscript and the phenomenal landscape.
Corp.Sub. LinkBritish Library. Cotton Claudius B. IV.
LinkBritish Library. Cotton Claudius B. IV -- Illustrations.
Title Sub. LinkBible. Hexateuch -- Manuscripts, English (Old)
LinkBible. Old Testament -- Illustrations.
Subject LinkIllumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon.
LinkBook design -- England -- History -- To 1500.
LinkBooks and reading -- England -- History -- To 1500.
LinkLiteracy -- England -- History -- To 1500.
LinkManuscripts, English (Old) -- Facsimiles.
Add.Author LinkBritish Library. Manuscript. Cotton Claudius B. IV.
Add.Author LinkBible. Hexateuch. English (Old English). British Library. Manuscript. Cotton Claudius B. IV. 2007.

System Number 000678463
ISBN Link9780802091048 (bound)
Link0802091040 (bound)

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