Glazier Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts
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Glazier Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts by Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

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Published in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGlazier, William S, Plummer, John
LC ClassificationsND2895 P5 A55
The Physical Object
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17975183M

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Drawing Illuminated Manuscripts Calligraphy Letters 16 Illumination BooksD $ $ A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. Manuscripts from the William S. Glazier Collection Plummer, John Price Seller Rating: % positive. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Glazier Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts: pbk 50pp 4to illustr 57 plates slight shelfwear and fading to covers occasional foxing otherwise an excellent clean tight text. Book Collecting. Book Design. Book Illustration. Book Selling. Bookbinding. Bookplates. THE GLAZIER COLLECTION OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS. (Illuminated Manuscripts). Plummer, John. New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, Read More CATALOGUE OF TWENTY WESTERN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE FIFTH TO THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY FROM.

Many famous book collectors - J. P Morgan comes to mind - counted illuminated manuscripts among their most treasured possessions. For the contemporary collector who isn't a Morgan, individual illuminated pages rather than entire illuminated books make an affordable and readily available option. Glazier manuscripts (MS GMS G): The Glazier series consists of the collection of illuminated manuscripts formed by William S. Glazier (). Placed in the custody of the Library in , it became the Library's property outright in Codex Glazier is an important witness for reconstruction the Western text for this portion. At least 21 reading of Glazier of this portion may represent the Western text. The manuscript is also important as a witness of the Coptic language, because it is one of few manuscripts that are written in the dialect of Coptic used in Middle Egypt. Author Name Plummer, John. Title The Glazier Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts. Binding Paperback. Book Condition Very Good. Publisher Pierpont Morgan Library Seller ID ZYFFV.

An illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders and miniature the strictest definition, the term refers only to manuscripts decorated with either gold or silver; but in both common usage and modern scholarship, the term refers to any decorated or illustrated manuscript from Western traditions. He wrote the Book of Proverbs. This Bible is now scattered between several locations. These include the Glazier Collection in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, and the John Rylands University Library in Manchester. In illuminated manuscripts, there was usually a hierarchy of initials marking important divisions in the text. Feb 23,  · It would have been made for a religious community rather than for a scholar. The illumination is of a high quality and was probably the work of itinerant illuminators whose work can be found in manuscripts produced in other centres. Where . May 09,  · The Pierpont Morgan Library has been given what is by common agreement one of the finest private collections of illuminated manuscripts in the world - the William S. Glazier Collection.