Book details

Publication date: February 2008
Features: Colour illustrations
Series: Bruce Peel Special Collections
Keywords: Medieval Manuscripts ; Maps ; History
Subject(s): ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books, Medieval Manuscripts / Maps / History, ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General, Exhibition catalogues & specific collections, Medieval Manuscripts ; Maps ; History, Exhibition Catalogues, Cartography
Publisher(s): Bruce Peel Special Collections

Michael Fox. Michael Fox was Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, with a specialization in Old English and Medieval Latin.

Stephen R. Reimer. Stephen Reimer is Professor of English, Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. His teaching and research interests include Middle English language and literature, medieval mysticism, medieval romances, and the history of the English language. He lives in Edmonton.

Published to accompany an exhibition at the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library at the U. of Alberta in 2008, this catalogue features entries that describe 62 medieval manuscripts or maps, with color plates included for many of them. The exhibition featured the best known examples of medieval world maps (mappa mundi) through the display of various high-quality facsimiles in the Bruce Peel Library Collection. Reference and Research Book News

ISBNs: 9781551952703 978-1-55195-270-3 Title: mappae mundi