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Horae ad usum Parisiensem [Grandes Heures de Jean de Berry] 1400-1410

Isidorus Hispalensis Titre 1101-1200

Horae ad usum Parisiensem [Grandes Heures de Jean de Berry]. 1400-1410

Lettrine "S" aux volubilis 1500-1600

Das Goldene Graduale der Gisela von Kerssenbrock, 1300

Margaret Shepherd: Calligraphy Blog: 252 U N Day

Margaret Shepherd: Calligraphy Blog: 252 U N Day

Knighting scroll from Atenveldt, given just now in grand court, wish I had a scan of the completed scroll, illumination and design by Amber Shepard (Mistress Grainne the Red)

Royal Initial of Queen Elizabeth II (by Andrew Stewart Jamieson)

Inhabited Initial Q. Italian, Montecassino, 1153 Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment

Inc. 1143 Thuróczi János: Chronica Hungarorum 1488, Theobald Feger, Erhard Ratdolt. Augsburg, Pergamen. János Thuróczi (+ c. 1488/89) wrote his history of Hungary in 1487. The work was printed in 1488 in Brünn and again in the same year in Augsburg. The publisher of the Augsburg edition dedicated the work to Matthias and used gold paint for the dedication of this luxury copy printed on parchment. Today this is the first known book printed with gold paint.

Psalterium Caroli Calvi [Psautier de Charles le Chauve]. Date d'édition : 842-869 Contributeur : Liuthard. Copiste Contributeur : Saint-Etienne de Metz. Ancien possesseur Contributeur : Étienne Baluze Contributeur : Jean-Baptiste Colbert. Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

Illuminated Manuscript, Duke Albrecht's Table of Christian Faith (Winter Part), The Holy Ghost and the Seven Deadly Sins, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.171, fol. 110r by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

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Caroline minuscule with illuminated initial by Fabio Bardanzellu

Sacramentaire de Charles le Chauve Préface du canon, monogramme VD du Vere Dignum École du Palais de Charles le Chauve, vers 869-870 BnF, Manuscrits, Latin 1141 fol. 4