Bibliomania in the Middle Ages by F. Somner Merryweather

By F. Somner Merryweather

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I know a merchant man, whyche shall at thys tyme be nameless, that boughte the contents of two noble lybraryes for xl shyllyngs pryce, a shame is it to be spoken. Thys stuffe hathe he occupyed in the stide of graye paper for the space of more than these ten years, and yet hath store ynough for as many years to come. [11] It would be impossible now to estimate the loss. Manuscripts of ancient and classic date would in their hands receive no more respect than some dry husky folio on ecclesiastical policy; indeed, they often destroyed the works of their own party through sheer ignorance.

118 Fulton Street ... New York Bibliomania in the Middle Ages or SKETCHES OF BOOKWORMS, COLLECTORS, BIBLE STUDENTS, SCRIBES AND ILLUMINATORS From the Anglo-Saxon and Norman Periods to the Introduction of Printing into England, with Anecdotes Illustrating the History of the Monastic Libraries of Great Britain in the Olden Time by F. Somner Merryweather, with an Introduction by Charles Orr, Librarian of Case Library. CONTENTS page INTRODUCTION vii CHAPTER I 1 CHAPTER II 13 CHAPTER III 27 CHAPTER IV 61 CHAPTER V 93 CHAPTER VI 135 CHAPTER VII 151 CHAPTER VIII 157 CHAPTER IX 205 CHAPTER X 229 CHAPTER XI 247 CHAPTER XII 287 CHAPTER XIII 305 INDEX 315 INTRODUCTION n every century for more than two thousand years, many men have owed their chief enjoyment of life to books.

A grete nombre of them whych purchased those superstycyose mansyons reserved of those lybrarye bokes, some to serve theyr jakes, some to scoure theyr candelstyckes, and some to rubbe theyr bootes; some they solde to the grossers and sope sellers, and some they sent over see to the bokebynders,[9] not in small nombre, but at tymes whole shippes ful. I know a merchant man, whyche shall at thys tyme be nameless, that boughte the contents of two noble lybraryes for xl shyllyngs pryce, a shame is it to be spoken.

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