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art of illuminated manuscripts

Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893.

art of illuminated manuscripts

illustrated sacred writings :being a series of illustrations of the ancient versions of the Bible, copied from illuminated manuscripts, executed between the fourth and sixteenth centuries

by Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893.

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Published by Bracken Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Manuscripts.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPalaeographia sacra pictoria
    Statementby J. O. Westwood.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22130828M
    ISBN 10185170177

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Art of illuminated manuscripts by Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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