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Illuminated letter designs in the historiated style of the Middle Ages

Author: Muriel M Parker
Publisher: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, ©1986
Series: International design library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is the entire alphabet authentically illuminated in the historiated style; a term indicating that each letter is filled with miniature scenes and figures interwoven with artistry, wit and ingenuity. The period covers the two centuries just prior to the invention of the printing press (the 13th to 15th centuries), during wich hand-drawn historiated letters reached the zenith of their creativity. This new title  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel M Parker
ISBN: 0880450827 9780880450829
OCLC Number: 14988491
Notes: "A Barbara Holdridge book"--Title page verso.
Description: 46 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: International design library.
Other Titles: Illuminated letter designs, historiated
Responsibility: Muriel Parker.

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"Here is the entire alphabet authentically illuminated in the historiated style; a term indicating that each letter is filled with miniature scenes and figures interwoven with artistry, wit and ingenuity. The period covers the two centuries just prior to the invention of the printing press (the 13th to 15th centuries), during wich hand-drawn historiated letters reached the zenith of their creativity. This new title joins the growing list of International Design Library books listed on the inside back cover."

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