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The British Library Guide to Manuscript Illumination: History and Techniques / Edition 1
     

The British Library Guide to Manuscript Illumination: History and Techniques / Edition 1

by Christopher de Hamel
 

ISBN-10: 0802081738

ISBN-13: 9780802081735

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

An introduction to the history and techniques of manuscript illumination that offers a thorough and accessible historical overview of techniques and processes, illustrated with examples, diagrams, and photographs of craftspeople at work.

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An introduction to the history and techniques of manuscript illumination that offers a thorough and accessible historical overview of techniques and processes, illustrated with examples, diagrams, and photographs of craftspeople at work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802081735
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
British Library Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Sequences of illumination6
Introduction9
1Why manuscripts were illuminated11
2How manuscripts were designed39
3How manuscripts were illuminated57
Further reading82
Acknowledgements84
General index85
Index of manuscripts88

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