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The Illuminated Manuscript contains a selection of outstanding examples from the British Library's world-renowned collection of illuminated manuscripts. It covers more than 800 years of medieval book production, beginning with the Lindisfarne Gospels and continuing with a representative cross-section that reveals the remarkable variety of medieval manuscripts. Full-color r

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Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Phaidon Press (first published January 1st 1979)
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Janet Backhouse, a respected authority in her field, was a former curator of illuminated manuscripts for The British Library.
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