Understanding illuminated manuscripts : a guide to technical terms /

What is a breviary? What is an antiphonal? What is an incipit? This illustrated book offers definitions of the techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms. Included are numerous illustrations drawn from the c...

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Author / Creator:Brown, Michelle (Michelle P.)
Imprint:Malibu, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, ©1994.
Description:127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:English
Subject:Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Dictionaries.
Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Dictionaries.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1583414
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ISBN:0892362170
9780892362172
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (page 127).
Summary:What is a breviary? What is an antiphonal? What is an incipit? This illustrated book offers definitions of the techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms. Included are numerous illustrations drawn from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and The British Library.
Other form:Online version: Brown, Michelle (Michelle P.). Understanding illuminated manuscripts. Malibu, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, ©1994
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