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Title:
The book : a history of the Bible
Author:
De Hamel, Christopher, 1950-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Phaidon, 2001.
Physical Description:
352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Summary:
A narrative account of the Bible as a book and as an artefact, from the earliest fragments found in the Egyptian desert to the great number of modern editions and translations.
Language:
English
Contents:
Latin Bibles from Jerome to Charlemagne -- Bible in Hebrew and Greek -- Giant Bibles of the early Middle Ages -- Commentaries on the Bible -- Portable Bibles of the thirteenth century -- Bible picture books -- English Wycliffite Bibles -- Gutenberg Bible -- Bibles of the Protestant Reformation -- English and American Bible industry -- Missionary Bibles -- Modern search for origins.
ISBN:
9780714837741
Format :
Book