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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts by  Christopher De Hamel - First Edition - 1986 - from Pistil Books Online (SKU: 141649)

A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

by De Hamel, Christopher

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0879236310
ISBN 13
9780879236311
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Boston, MA: David R Godine Publisher, 1986. First Edition. Oversize Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine. XL. 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.

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Bookseller
Pistil Books Online US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
141649
Title
A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Author
De Hamel, Christopher
Format/binding
Oversize Hardback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0879236310
ISBN 13
9780879236311
Publisher
David R Godine Publisher
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Date published
1986
Keywords
Illuminated Manuscripts, books, Medieval, manuscripts, lettering, Calligraphy, Drawings, Monsteries, vellum, gold, Silver, Gospel books, Books of Hours, scripts, Iconography
Bookseller catalogs
Books On Books;
Size
XL

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