10 Lines Essay on Manuscript in English for Students

  1. Manuscripts are written record of information.
  2. It is written on paper, bark, cloth, metal and palm leaf.
  3. The word manuscript evolved from the Latin manu scriptus.
  4. The word ”Manu” means “hand” and scriptus means “to write.” 
  5. It refers to old documents actually written by hand before books were made.
  6. Most manuscripts date back to seventy-five years.
  7. They have significant scientific, historical or aesthetic value. 
  8. They are endangered and some are still preserved in museums and temples. 
  9. Lithographs and printed volumes are not manuscripts.
  10. The most common manuscripts are bibles, religious commentaries, philosophy etc.