A primer of the art of illumination for the use of by Freeman Gage Delamotte

By Freeman Gage Delamotte

Искусство иллюминирования манускриптов. Трактат об искусстве. Практическое пособие для начинающих с примерами буквиц и иницалов из средневековых рукописей.

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