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By Peter Beal

this can be the 1st Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology ever to be released. facing the topic of documentation--which impacts everyone's lives (from every-day letters, notes, and purchasing lists, to far-reaching criminal tools, if no longer autograph literary masterpieces) Peter Beal defines, in a full of life and obtainable sort, a few 1,500 phrases in terms of manuscripts and their productio and use in Britain from 1450 to the current day. The entries, which diversity in size from one line to almost 100 traces each one, conceal phrases defining different types of manuscript, their actual positive aspects and fabrics, writing implements, writing surfaces, scribes and different writing brokers, scripts, postal marking, and seals, in addition to matters in terms of literature, bibliography, information, palaeography, the modifying and printing of manuscripts, relationship, conservation, and such fields as cartography, trade, heraldry, legislations, and army and naval issues. The booklet contains ninety six illustrations exhibiting a number of the positive factors described.

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