The Illuminated Alphabet

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1971 - Design - 48 pages
In the Middle Ages, the alphabet was a popular vehicle for amusement and instruction, as well as beauty. Precisely rendered from treasured medieval manuscripts by one of New York's foremost designers, this ready-to-color collection features 50 initial letters aglow with˙fanciful devices,˙symbolic elements,˙floral interlacements,˙biblical scenes,˙grotesque animals,˙portraits of war and play, and other˙fascinating embellishments.
Use crayons, paints, markers, and other creative media to breathe colorful new life into each ancient letter. These royalty-free medieval designs will also inspire ideas for stained glass, mosaics, textiles, and a wide variety of graphics projects!

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