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The Illuminated Page Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Canadian Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36092

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has two scratches to the front cover and some beginning rolling to the top spine end. "The earliest surviving substantive illuminated manuscripts are from the period 400 to 600, produced in the Kingdom of the Ostrogoths and the Eastern Roman Empire. The significance of these works lies not only in their inherent artistic and historical value, but also in the mainten... View more info