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The British Library guide to manuscript illumination : history and techniques

Author: Christopher De Hamel
Publisher: London : British Library, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medieval manuscript expert Christopher de Hamel selects and discusses a range of illuminated manuscripts from The British Library's unparalleled collection, some of them unfinished and so revealing the processes involved in an illuminator's work. He also explores the role of illuminators in the medieval book trade - how books were commissioned, the patron's expectations, how illuminators worked with scribes, the
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Hamel, Christopher, 1950-
British Library guide to manuscript illumination.
London : British Library, 2001
(OCoLC)707956337
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher De Hamel
ISBN: 0712346139 9780712346139
OCLC Number: 48486453
Description: 88 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Christopher De Hamel.
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The Head of Western Manuscripts at Sotheby's has selected a small number of manuscripts in the British Library's collection to illustrate the methods, materials and techniques adopted by illuminators  Read more...

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