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Author Watson, Rowan, 1947-

Title Illuminated manuscripts and their makers : an account based on the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum / Rowan Watson
Published London : V&A Publications, 2003


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Description 144 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
regular print
Summary Illumination is the art of 'lighting up' a page through the use of illustration to break up text and make it more comprehensible. This work describes the extraordinary skill and artistry that went into the making of these medieval masterpieces
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 142) and index
Subject Victoria and Albert Museum -- Catalogs.
Victoria and Albert Museum.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Europe.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogs
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Technique.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Catalogs.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Books -- History -- 400-1450.
Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Author Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN 1851773851
9781851773862 paperback