Oxford: Phaidon, 1994. Very well illustrated second edition of the best survey of western manuscripts written by the authoritative Director of Western Manuscripts at Sotheby's in London.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992. Well developed history of the art of making manuscripts now the essential work on the subject by one of the greatest manuscript scholars.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. The best summary work on production and materials, and well illustrated.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. The basic textbook by the recently deceased top scholar of the field.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990. In the style of S. Thomson's monumental work with one full page illustration for each style of script and a facing page of explanatory text and sample translation.