Treasures: The Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Hardcover)

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Treasures: The Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Hardcover)

By John Morgan-Guy (Editor)

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The history of the book through the library at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David.
 
The oldest institution of higher education in Wales, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David boasts a remarkable collection of rare manuscripts, early books, and illuminated volumes. Donated by various benefactors, including the university’s founder Bishop Thomas Burgess, many of these artifacts are unlike any held elsewhere in the world. Treasures offers a lavishly illustrated tour through the Roderick Bowen Library’s most significant holdings guided by scholars whose appreciation for the works are unrivaled. Spanning seven centuries of printing, this collection offers a unique journey through the history of the book.
John Morgan-Guy is honorary professor of practice (cultural history) at University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Product Details ISBN: 9781786839015
ISBN-10: 1786839016
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication Date: November 10th, 2022
Pages: 184