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Brown, Michelle P.

Understanding illuminated manuscripts : a guide to technical terms / Michelle P. Brown ; revised by Elizabeth C. Teviotdale and Nancy K. Turner. - 2nd ed. ; revised edition. - ix, 118 pages : illustrations (colour), facsimiles ; 23 cm - Looking at . - Looking at. .

First edition 1994.

Includes bibliographical references.

What is historiated initial? What are canon tablets? What is a drollery? This revised edition - part of the popular Looking At series - offers concise definitions of many elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the techniques, processes, materials, terminology, and styles used in the making of these precious books.



Illumination of books and manuscripts
Illumination of books and manuscripts--History.

ND2889 / .B76 2018


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