Bibles and Bestiaries

Bibles and Bestiaries

A Guide to Illuminated Manuscripts

Book - 1994 | 1st ed
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Baker & Taylor
Provides a history of the books we use today, examining their role in culture during the Middle Ages, and discusses illumination, the art of using gold, silver, and paints to decorate a book

McMillan Palgrave
"Using examples of illuminated manuscripts from the Pierpont Morgan Library as illustrations, Wilson describes how a book was crafted in the Middle Ages...Magnificent...The volume is as elegant and special as its subject."-Boxed review/Booklist

"A glorious book, both fascinating and gorgeously presented."-Pointer/Kirkus Reviews


Holtzbrinck
"Using examples of illuminated manuscripts from the Pierpont Morgan Library as illustrations, Wilson describes how a book was crafted in the Middle Ages...Magnificent...The volume is as elegant and special as its subject."-Boxed review/Booklist


Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0374306850
Branch Call Number: 745.6709 WIL
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Pierpont Morgan Library

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