Masterpieces of Art
Flame Tree 2014
Hardback 128pp Illustrated 230x205mm
9781783612116   Product Code: 11955
After a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the history and techniques of medieval manuscript illumination, this book goes on to present 90 beautiful reproductions of some of the finest examples in the collections of the British Library. Among the famous manuscripts represented are the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Saluces Hours, the Bedford Hours and the Bible Historiale from the Netherlands. The examples are in three parts: Venerable Depictions, Bible Stories and Secular Works.