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The Luttrell Psalter

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The British Library 1989. Softback with no dust jacket in very good used condition. Some very light marking to front cover and a mark at bottom left of rear cover (see photo).
Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire, The Luttrell Psalter is celebrated for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of rural life in medieval England. Here Janet Backhouse describes the manuscript's creation and history, illustrated with 40 colour and 20 black-and-white photographs reproduced from the original.;This is the second volume in a series of high-quality, colour-illustrated books, each devoted to a single illuminated manuscript in The British Library's collections.;Janet Backhouse is the author of many books, including "Books of Hours" (1985), "The Illuminated Manuscript" (1979), "The Lindisfarne Gospels" (1981), and "The Becket Leaves" (1988).

The Luttrell Psalter by Janet Backhouse.

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Author(s):
Janet Backhouse
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0712301763
ISBN-13:
9780712301763
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
British Library
Title:
The Luttrell Psalter

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The British Library 1989. Softback with no dust jacket in very good used condition. Some very light marking to front cover and a mark at bottom left of rear cover (see photo).
Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire, The Luttrell Psalter is celebrated for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of rural life in medieval England. Here Janet Backhouse describes the manuscript's creation and history, illustrated with 40 colour and 20 black-and-white photographs reproduced from the original.;This is the second volume in a series of high-quality, colour-illustrated books, each devoted to a single illuminated manuscript in The British Library's collections.;Janet Backhouse is the author of many books, including "Books of Hours" (1985), "The Illuminated Manuscript" (1979), "The Lindisfarne Gospels" (1981), and "The Becket Leaves" (1988).

The Luttrell Psalter by Janet Backhouse.

Author(s):
Janet Backhouse
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0712301763
ISBN-13:
9780712301763
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
British Library
Title:
The Luttrell Psalter

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