ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES. Robert G. Calkins.

ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES.

(Illuminated Manuscripts).
  • Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, (1983).
  • 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 341 pages, in addition to 48 pages of color plates.

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 45272

First U.S. edition. An authoritative introduction to medieval Christian illuminated manuscripts. Using examples from such masterpieces as the Book of Durrow, the Windmill Psalter, the Lindisfarne Gospel and the Book of Kells, the author traces the evolution of manuscript illumination throughout Europe. Lavishly illustrated, with 48 pages in full color. Appendices, chapter notes, selected bibliography, index. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.