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Annunciation to the Shepherds Book of Hours, Use of Paris France, Central (Paris); 1st quarter of the 15th century

Annunciation to the Shepherds Book of Hours, Use of Paris France, Central (Paris); quarter of the century

The Bible of Illuminated Letters: A Treasury of Decorative Calligraphy (Quarto Book): Margaret Morgan, Rosemary Buczek: 8601300476827: Amazon.com: Books

The Bible of Illuminated Letters: A Treasury of Decorative Calligraphy (Quarto Book): Margaret Morgan, Rosemary Buczek: Amazo.

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307: Gorgeous Illuminated Manuscript by Jessie Bayes_        To the Night and the Cloud by Percy B. Shelley [1]

Title: To The Night & The Cloud - Calligraphed and Illuminated by Jessie Bayes Author: Shelley, Percy Byshe

This is a British Library blog with many, many examples of medieval illuminated manuscripts, some from exactly the period that your letter is set in.

Detail of an historiated initial 'B'(eatus vir) with two scenes of King David, at the beginning of the Psalms, from the Peckover Psalter, France, c.

God and Christ enthroned

Arundel 83 f. 72 God and Christ enthroned

Coronation of the Virgin

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

heartandbone:    “Such as I was you are, and such as I am you will be. Wealth, honor and power are of no value at the hour of your death.”

Miniature of the Three Living and the Three Dead, with the Anglo-Norman poem 'Le dit des trios morts et trios vifs' below, from the De Lisle Psalter, England (East Anglia), c. 1308 – c. Arundel MS f.

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