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Book illumination in the Middle Ages: an Introduction by Otto Pacht - Paperback - 1986 - from Denton Island Books (SKU: dscf9055)

Book illumination in the Middle Ages: an Introduction

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Book illumination in the Middle Ages: an Introduction

by Otto Pacht

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Harvey Miller, 1986. Softcover. Good Condition. Front cover is noticeably creased and worn, contents are clean and unmarked. Based on lectures given at the University of Vienna, this book examines all types of book decoration and illumination between late Antiquity and the Renaissance from the point of view of format and style. Pacht explains the basic vocabulary and concepts by which this art-form is to be understood, and offers insights into the philosophy, theology, technology and culture underlying its history. His subjects include pictorial decoration in the organic structure of the book; the initial; bible illustration; didactic miniatures; illustration of the apocalypse; illustration of the psalter; the conflict of surface and space. Illustrated in both colour and B&W. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: dscf9055. .

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Bookseller
Denton Island Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
dscf9055
Title
Book illumination in the Middle Ages: an Introduction
Author
Otto Pacht
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Good Condition
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Harvey Miller
Date published
1986
Keywords
BZDB229 Book illumination in the Middle Ages an Introduction Otto Pacht

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