The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding

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A study of the origin, development and practice of manuscript gilding. Kathleen Whitley traces the history of gilding from Ancient Egypt and illustrated papyri to the adoption of the codex in the late Roman era, and the subsequent spread of the written word through sacred texts. Examples of antiquarian recipes and techniques of gilding are included, such as those within the 15th-century "Il Libro dell'Arte", and William Salmon's London manual of 1673. However the second half of the book brings the art of gilding up-to-date ...

The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding 2009, Oak Knoll Press

ISBN-13: 9781584562399

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The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding 2009, Oak Knoll Press

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The Gilded Page: The History & Technique of Manuscript Gilding 2000, Oak Knoll Press

ISBN-13: 9781884718588

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The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding 2000, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712346702

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