I agree that it is a comprehensive and brilliant survey about WESTERN manuscript. In this review, I just discuss its downside.
It is a survey of "WESTERN manuscript"! Read more
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 13 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 16 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 16 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 21 months ago by kathy allman