Nice large reproductions and a good description of every title.
This book is an excellent overview of most of the important medieval manuscripts including non-Western manuscripts from Persia, China, Arabia, Japan, and even Mayan.
I do recommend this book for anyone interested in Medieval illumination, whatever your particular interest may be.
Well-published book, great illustrations, excellent kachetsvo print would be a great gift for anyone interested in ancient manuscripts, the history of writing and printingPublished 10 months ago by Natali
The only problem with this work is that it doesn't capture the beauty of the original in terms of the gold paint and there are only samples of each manuscript. Read morePublished 13 months ago by thetimidmortal
This book is an excellent overview of most of the important medieval manuscripts including non-Western manuscripts from Persia, China, Arabia, Japan, and even Mayan. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Brian Okabayashi
This an excellent wide ranging introduction to Manuscript Illumination and is an excellent early purchase for those interested in the area
It covers about 1200 years from... Read more
This is a great buy...wonderful pictures and great text at a price that is really affordable compared to other art books of its kind.Published 18 months ago by kathy allman
This is a large survey of approximately 195 illuminated manuscripts, all of which come with at least one illustration and all the relevant information on their creation. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Acrophobe