Illuminated Manuscript

Illuminated Manuscript

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by Janet Backhouse
     
 

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The Illuminated Manuscript contains a selection of outstanding examples from the British Library's world-renowned collection of illuminated manuscripts. It covers more than 800 years of medieval book production, beginning with the Lindisfarne Gospels and continuing with a representative cross-section that reveals the remarkable variety of medieval manuscripts. Full

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The Illuminated Manuscript contains a selection of outstanding examples from the British Library's world-renowned collection of illuminated manuscripts. It covers more than 800 years of medieval book production, beginning with the Lindisfarne Gospels and continuing with a representative cross-section that reveals the remarkable variety of medieval manuscripts. Full-color reproductions represent both superb examples of early book illustration and a revealing commentary on medieval life and attitudes.

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ISBN-13:
9780714819693
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
10/14/1987
Pages:
80

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