A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

By: De Hamel, Christopher

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A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name neatly printed in calligraphy inside. Price-clipped dust jacket wrapped in mylar. 256 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. With 250 illustrations, 80 in color. A beautiful survey of the history of illuminated manuscripts, describing their historical and cultural settings, the history of scripts and iconography, techniques and materials, and the formal organization of the scriptoria.

Title: A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

Author: De Hamel, Christopher

Categories: Art, Books on Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R Godine Publisher: 1986

ISBN Number: 0879236310

ISBN Number 13: 9780879236311

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Books on Books

Size: XL

Seller ID: 141649

Keywords: Illuminated Manuscripts, books, Medieval, manuscripts, lettering, Calligraphy, Drawings, Monsteries, vellum, gold, Silver, Gospel books, Books of Hours, scripts, Iconography,