Illumination and its Development in the Present Day
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Illumination and its Development in the Present Day

By Sidney Farnsworth
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Table of Contents
  • ILLUMINATION AND ITS DEVELOPMENT IN THE PRESENT DAY
  • PREFACE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ILLUMINATION AND ITS DEVELOPMENT IN THE PRESENT DAY
  • CHAPTER I THE INFLUENCE OF THE TOOL
  • CHAPTER II THE DEVELOPMENT OF WRITING IN THE PAST
    • MAJUSCULE WRITING
    • SQUARE CAPITALS
    • RUSTIC CAPITALS
    • UNCIALS
    • MIXED UNCIAL AND MINUSCULE WRITING
    • HALF-UNCIALS
    • IRISH HALF-UNCIALS
    • ENGLISH HALF-UNCIALS
    • MINUSCULE WRITING
    • LOMBARDIC WRITING
    • VISIGOTHIC WRITING
    • MEROVINGIAN WRITING
    • CARLOVINGIAN WRITING
    • LATER STYLES
  • CHAPTER III THE PREPARATION AND USE OF THE PEN
  • CHAPTER IV THE FORMATION OF LETTERS
  • CHAPTER V FORMING WORDS AND SENTENCES
  • CHAPTER VI ALPHABETS FOR STUDY, BASED ON HISTORICAL EXAMPLES
  • CHAPTER VII ROMAN LETTERING
  • CHAPTER VIII SOME HISTORICAL EXAMPLES OF ROMAN LETTERING
  • CHAPTER IX A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF ILLUMINATION (1) From the Fourth to the Eleventh Century
    • CLASSICAL AND BYZANTINE ILLUMINATION
    • CELTIC AND ANGLO-CELTIC ILLUMINATION
    • CARLOVINGIAN ILLUMINATION
    • THE WINCHESTER SCHOOL
  • CHAPTER X A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF ILLUMINATION (continued) (2) From the Twelfth Century to its Decline
    • ILLUMINATION IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY
    • THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ILLUMINATION
    • ILLUMINATION IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY
    • ILLUMINATION IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY AND LATER
  • CHAPTER XI THE INITIAL LETTER
  • CHAPTER XII SIMPLE ILLUMINATION IN BLACK AND RED
  • CHAPTER XIII THE COLOURS USED BY THE MEDIÆVAL ILLUMINATOR
  • CHAPTER XIV COLOURS: THEIR COMPOSITION AND PERMANENCE
    • YELLOW PIGMENTS
    • RED PIGMENTS
    • BLUE PIGMENTS
    • GREEN PIGMENTS
    • BROWN PIGMENTS
    • BLACK PIGMENTS
    • WHITE PIGMENTS
  • CHAPTER XV COLOURS: THEIR PREPARATION AND USE
  • CHAPTER XVI THE GILDING METHODS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
  • CHAPTER XVII THE USE OF GOLD
  • CHAPTER XVIII ILLUMINATION WITH GOLD AND COLOURS
  • CHAPTER XIX THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF ILLUMINATION
  • CHAPTER XX THE ILLUMINATED ADDRESS
  • CHAPTER XXI THE VARIOUS METHODS OF REPRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER XXII CHRISTMAS CARDS
  • CHAPTER XXIII LETTERING FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
  • CHAPTER XXIV HAND-WRITTEN POSTERS, ETC.
  • CHAPTER XXV THE ILLUMINATED MS. BOOK
  • CHAPTER XXVI A SIMPLE METHOD OF BINDING MSS.
  • CHAPTER XXVII THE ILLUMINATION OF THE PRINTED BOOK
  • CHAPTER XXVIII PRINTED BOOK DECORATION
  • CHAPTER XXIX CONCLUDING REMARKS
  • CHAPTER XXX NOTES ON BOOKS
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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