The Illuminated Manuscript

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Phaidon, 1979 - Illumination of books and manuscripts - 80 pages
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The British Library houses one of the world's great collections of illuminated manuscripts, and Janet Backhouse has drawn on this resource to make a selection of examples that span over 800 years of medieval book production.

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Lindisfarne Gospels England about 698
Harley Psalter England about 1000
Camaldoli Psalter Italy second quarter of the twelfth

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