The Irish Hand : Scribes and Their Manuscripts from the Earliest Times to the Seventeenth Century with an Exemplar of Irish Scripts

Mountrath, Portlaoise, Ireland: The Dolmen Press Limited, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Some fading to spine but text still easily legible. 1992 gif inscription in pencil on flyleaf. SIGNED in a lovely calligraphic hand by the author on the title page. 100 p. w/ bibliography ad many b&w examples of manuscripts and scripts. A lovely survey of Ireland's scribal tradition, with great background on individual manuscripts. Very uncommon signed. Very good / very good. Item #18617

Price: $55.00

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