The illuminated books of the middle ages : an account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth. to the XVIIth. centuries / by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by Owen Jones.

By: Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879Contributor(s): Jones, Owen, 1809-1874 [ill.]Publication details: London : Bracken Books, 1989Description: 126 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cmISBN: 1851702768Subject(s): Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval | Illumination of books and manuscripts -- History
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Book Book Evangelische Theologische Faculteit Leuven
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ND 2920 HUMP 1989 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 35678000102345

Reprint. Originally published: [London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans], 1849.

"Illustrated by a series of examples, of the size of the originals, selected from the most beautiful mss. of the various periods, executed on stone and printed in colours" -- T.p.

"List of some of the most remarkable illuminated books of the Middle ages": p. 24-30.