Reading List

(Arranged by topic)

Medieval Manuscripts--Illumination, binding, etc.

Medieval Manuscript Manual

Backhouse, Janet. The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library

Calkins, Robert. Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages

Foot, Mirjam. Studies in the History of Bookbinding

Nordenfolk, Carl. Studies in the History of Book Illumination

Farquhar, James Douglas. Creation and Imitation: the Work of a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript Illuminator

Hindman, Sandra. Pen to Press: Illustrated Manuscripts and Printed Books in the First Century of Printing

Diringer, David. The Illuminated Book: Its History and Production

Brown, Michelle. Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

Calkins, Robert G. Programs of Medieval Illumination

Pacht, Otto. Book Illumination in the Middle Ages: An Introduction

de Hamel, Christopher. A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

Alexander, Jonathan. Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

Brown, Michelle. A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600

Ductus Paleography Teaching Tool

Bischoff, Bernard Latin Paleography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Reed, R. Ancient Skins, Parchments, and Leathers

De Hamel, Christopher. Scribes and Illuminators

Books and Medieval Culture

The Role of the Book in Medieval Culture

Eco, Umberto. Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

Le Goff, Jaques. Time, Work, and Culture in the Middle Ages

Martin, Henri Jean. The History and Power of Writing

Medieval Art

Theophilus, Presbyter. The Various Arts

Branner, Robert. Manuscript Painting in Paris During the Reign of Saint Louis

Os, H. W. van. The Art of Devotion in the Late Middle Ages in Europe

Hindman, Sandra. Medieval and Renaissance Miniature Painting

Porcher, Jean. Medieval French Miniatures

Books of Hours

Hindin, Seth. The Artz Hours: An Analysis of a Fifteenth Century Book of Hours

Wieck, Roger. Time Sanctified

Wieck, Roger. Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art

Digitisation and Preservation of Books

Digital Imaging Tutorial

Digital Imaging

Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn. Preserving Archives and Manuscripts

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