Book Illumination in the Middle Ages (Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History)

By: Pächt, Otto

Price: $119.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


0199210608 223 pages. Index of Manuscripts. General index. Glossary. Otto Pacht Bibliography. Select Bibliography. List of Illustrations. Footnotes. Translated from the German first edition. "An introduction to one of the most significant art-forms of the Middle Ages by one of the world's greatest authorities on the subject... a unique account of facts and ideas gathered during several decades of teaching and research... Not only examines all types of decoration and illumination from the point of view of format and style, but also goes far beyond the factual... Explains the basic vocabulary and concepts by which this art-form is to be understood, and offers deep insights into the fundamental philosophy, theology, technology and cultural ambience that underlie the production of book illumination throughout its long history." - from dust jacket. Colour plates. A well-travelled former library copy with usual markings. Attractive dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Usual library markings to book. Binding open at plate XVI. Please note: missing plates VII-X and XXIII-XXVI. A worthy reading copy of this impressive work.

Title: Book Illumination in the Middle Ages (Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History)

Author Name: Pächt, Otto

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 0199210608

ISBN Number 13: 9780199210602

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 548C9533

Keywords: Book Illumination in the Middle Ages: An Introduction Otto Pacht Illumination of Books and Manuscripts Medieval Renaissance Buchmalerei Des Mittelalters,