Nascimento (Aires Augusto), born 1939; Dias Diogo (António)

Encadernação portuguesa medieval : Alcobaça

Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional / Casa de Moeda, 1984
(24 cm), 104 (8) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Analysis of some 12-14th century bindings in the Fundo de Alcobaça of the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (456 manuscripts, of which 79 in original bindings). The author characterises their materials, illustrates schematically various methods of construction, etc., and supplies a “Glossario de Encadernação” (pp.95-101). Summary in French. ¶ Very good copy.
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