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  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 186 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: London : Folio Society, 2010.

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General Note: " ... first published in Italian under the title Medioevo sul naso: Occhiali, bottoni e altre invenzione medievali by Gius. Laterza & Figli Spa in 2001, and in English traslation under the title Books, bands, buttons and other inventions from the Middle Ages by Columbia University Press in 2003"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Reading and keeping the books -- Time for pleasure and time for duty -- Dressing and undressing -- And then came the fork -- Making war -- By land and sea.
Subject: Technology -- History
Inventions -- History
Science, Medieval

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