The Art of Fine Gifts: With their decorations, images, bright pigments and finishing touches of gold leaf, illuminated manuscripts are beautiful objects page by page. Drawing from the British Library's extensive collection, this calendar features 12 stunning and intricate details. Whether familiar with medieval history or an appreciator of fine craftsmanship, this beautiful calendar provides a visual treat. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
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The British Library contains over 150 million items from all around the world, including such treasures as the Magna Carta and the world's earliest dated printed book, the Diamond Sutra. It is also home to one of the finest collections of illuminated manuscripts. Such stunning manuscripts are embellished with bright colours and burnished gold leaf to illustrate initial letters or entire scenes.
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