Anathema!: medieval scribes and the history of book curses

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Allanheld, Osmun, 1983 - History - 137 pages
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User Review  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

Anathema is excommunication. This book belongs to none but me For there’s my name inside to see To steal this book, if you should try It’s by the throat that you’ll hang high. Read full review

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

A delightful history of the importance of books in the Middle Ages, and a collection of the curses applied in order to keep them safe. Read full review

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