Masterpieces of illuminated letters and borders by W. R. Tymms

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Published by Dover in Mineola, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Themes, motives.,
  • Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts),
  • Initials.,
  • Alphabets.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesArt of illuminating as practised in Europe from the earliest times, illustrated by borders, initial letters, and alphabets. Selections.
StatementW.R. Tymms and M.D. Wyatt.
SeriesDover pictorial archive series
ContributionsWyatt, M. Digby Sir, 1820-1877.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3310 .T96 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3430667M
ISBN 100486447847
LC Control Number2005055974
OCLC/WorldCa62381556

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