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Illuminated manuscripts: The exquisite art of the medieval masterpiece

by D.M. Gill

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itle: Illuminated manuscripts :
the exquisite art of the medieval masterpiece /
Author(s): Gill, D. M.
Publication: New York : Barnes & Noble,
Year: 1996
Description: 80 p., [8] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Language: English
Standard No: ISBN: 0760702829; 9780760702826
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Descriptor: Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Medieval.
Illustration of books.
Note(s): "Published by Barnes & Noble, Inc., by arrangement with Brockhampton Press."/ "Produced by Flame Tree Publishing ... for Brockhampton Press."/ Includes index.
Class Descriptors: LC: ND3310; Dewey: 745.6709
Other Titles: Exquisite art of the medieval masterpiece
Responsibility: D.M. Gill.
Document Type: Book
Entry: 19970225
Update: 20070318
Accession No: OCLC: 36444146
  fstravinskas | Dec 7, 2010 |
Boring text with few facts, some pictures are a bit fuzzy and dull ( )
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Illuminated manuscripts were made by hand in Europe during the whole of the Middle Ages, for 900 years from the dying days of the Roman Empire to the high Renaissance; from the birth of Christianity in Europe to the birth of the printing press in the mid-fifteenth century.
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