Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms (Looking At)

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What is a florilegium? What is an incipit? What is batarde script? This book--part of the Museum's popular Looking at series--offers definitions of these and numerous other techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by the museum-goer are presented in an easily portable format. With numerous illustrations, many of them in color, this volume will be invaluable to all readers wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of illuminated manuscripts.

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Michelle P. Brown is a Curator of the Manuscript Collections of The British Library.

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"Highly recommended for a wide range of readers."-CHOICE; "Not only does it make lucid the most complex conventions of the illumination, but it is also a pocket history of the Middle Ages."-Magazine Antiques

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