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The art of the illuminated manuscript by David M. Robb

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Published by Philadelphia Art Alliance in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English


  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- History

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 337-345.

Statement[by] David M. Robb.
LC ClassificationsND2900 .R63
The Physical Object
Pagination356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4739082M
ISBN 100879820012
LC Control Number78037830

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