Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide To Technical Terms, Revised Edition

byMichelle BrownRevised byElizabeth Teviotdale, Nancy K. Turner

December 4, 2018|
Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide To Technical Terms, Revised Edition by Michelle Brown
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What is a historiated initial? What are canon tables? What is a drollery? This revised edition of Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms offers definitions of the key elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the techniques, processes, materials, nomenclature, and styles used in the making of these precious books.
 
Updated to reflect current research and technologies, this beautifully illustrated guide includes images of important manuscript illuminations from the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum and beyond. Concise, readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered in manuscript studies make this portable volume an essential resource for students, scholars, and readers who wish a deeper understanding and enjoyment of illuminated manuscripts and medieval book production.
 
Michelle P. Brown is professor emerita of medieval manuscript studies at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She was previously curator of the manuscript collections at the British Library (1986–2004). Elizabeth C. Teviotdale is assistant director of the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University. She previ...
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Title:Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide To Technical Terms, Revised EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 9.25 X 6.25 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 9.25 X 6.25 X 0.4 inPublished:4 décembre 2018Publisher:Getty PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1606065785

ISBN - 13:9781606065785

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