Codices Illustres. The World's Most Beautiful Manuscripts

Codices Illustres. The World's Most Beautiful Manuscripts

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Famous Manuscripts. This is the fascinating world of medieval miniature painting and illumination. From The Book of Kells to Boccaccio's Decameron and from the Vienna Genesis to Dante's Divine Comedy - see the breathtaking originals of 167 of the greatest classics of all time.

This lavishly produced book introduces the reader to the fascinating world of medieval miniature painting and illumination.

167 of the most beautiful and important medieval scripts from the 4th century to 1600 are presented in chronological order and described in full. Each sample of script is headed by highly informative synopses which serve to orient the reader at a glance. These synopses-together with the abundance of brilliant, large-format reproductions-make this book unparalleled in its field.

Product Code 1039723
Author Ingo F. Walther & Norbert Wolf
Dimensions 5.1 x 21.6 x 28.6 cm
Format Hardback
GTIN 9783836553797
ISBN 9783836553797
Pages 504
Published Sept 2014
Publisher Taschen
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