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Illuminated Manuscripts.The Book Before Guttenberg., Bologna, Guilia

Author Name    Bologna, Guilia

Title   Illuminated Manuscripts.The Book Before Guttenberg.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ.

Book Condition   Good, sl wear/Good, sl wear.

Edition   First American Edition.

Size   Quarto

Publisher    Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988.

Seller ID   1542 a

199 pp 200 illustrations, including 149 in spectacular color.

Chapters Include: Detailed history of the book - From scrolls or tablets - From papyrus to parchment - Methods and tools used - Styles of illumination - Life of scriptorium and the scribe - even the development of the book trade.

'An introduction to the history of the book, from ancient times to just before the Gutenberg press; a large number of colored plates of illuminated manuscripts; a section on great libraries and their manuscript treasures; a list of illuminators, bibliography, index'.

Price = 50.00 USD

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