Early Drawings and Illuminations

Early Drawings and Illuminations : An Introduction to the Study of Illustrated Manuscripts; With a Dictionary of Subjects in the British Museum (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Early Drawings and Illuminations: An Introduction to the Study of Illustrated Manuscripts; With a Dictionary of Subjects in the British Museum The thanks of the Authors are due to the Trustees of the British Museum, who have kindly permitted the illustrations which adorn this work to be Obtained by photography from the Manuscripts themselves. The Authors also desire to record their sense of Obligation to Dr. Birch for an account of the art of Egyptian Papyri, to Mrs. H.]enner for much valuable assistance, ' chiefly in the branch of sacred art, and to two other ladies who have materially lessened'the preliminary labours of preparation for the press, which are necessarily so great in a work of this kind. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 531g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243270062
  • 9780243270064