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Publisher Comments:

The British Library houses one of the world's great collections of illuminated manuscripts, and Janet Backhouse has drawn on this rich resource to make a selection of outstanding examples that span over 800 years of medieval book production. She begins with the Lindisfarne Gospels and continues with a representative cross-section that reveals the remarkable variety and richness to be found in medieval manuscripts. With a concise introductory text and informative captions, this is the perfect introduction to an endlessly fascinating subject.

Synopsis:

The British Library houses one of the world's great collections of illuminated manuscripts, and Janet Backhouse has drawn on this resource to make a selection of examples that span over 800 years of medieval book production.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714824680
Author:
Backhouse, Janet
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
History - Medieval
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Mediev
Subject:
Decorative arts
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 6.
Series Volume:
TP 8015E
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11.09x8.53x.30 in. .77 lbs.

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