An Illuminated Alphabet: 26 Postcards

Author(s): Bodleian Library the

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The Bodleian Library has among its collections some very fine examples of illuminated letters in Western manuscripts and fine art books. These twenty-six detachable postcards feature historiated initials decorated with gold leaf from medieval and renaissance manuscripts together with hand-painted examples from early printed books. By turns exquisite, playful and unique, here you'll find a stunning artistic example of every letter in the alphabet. Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display or send to friends.

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General Fields

  • : 9781851244133
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : November 2014
  • : 165mm X 120mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 26 colour illustrations
  • : Bodleian Library the
  • : Postcard book or pack
  • : English
  • : 741.683
  • : 52