A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

De Hamel, Christopher

Published by Godine, 1986
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Synopsis: Explains how medieval and Renaissance manuscripts were created, tells how they survived, and surveys a variety of manuscript types

About the Author: Christopher de Hamel is a Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. For many years he was head of the Western Manuscripts department at Sotheby's in London. He is the author of The Book: A History of the Bible, also published by Phaidon, which has become established as a definitive work and magnum opus in itself.

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Title: A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Publisher: Godine
Publication Date: 1986
Binding: Hardcover
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