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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts; A Guide to Technical Terms
     

Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts; A Guide to Technical Terms

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by Michelle P. Brown
 

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What is a florilegium? What is an incipit? What is batarde script? This book—part of the Museum's popular Looking at series—offers definitions of these and numerous other techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by the museum-goer are

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What is a florilegium? What is an incipit? What is batarde script? This book—part of the Museum's popular Looking at series—offers definitions of these and numerous other techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by the museum-goer are presented in an easily portable format. With numerous illustrations, many of them in color, this volume will be invaluable to all readers wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of illuminated manuscripts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892362172
Publisher:
Getty Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Series:
"Looking at" Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.40(d)

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