Medieval Life, Personages, Celtic Art, Calligraphy and Illuminated Manuscripts
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Reference Library for the Scriptorium

Buczek, R. and M. MorganThe Bible of Illuminated Letters: A Treasury of Decorative Calligraphy.”

De Hamel, Christopher – “A History of Illuminated Manuscript.”

Marrow, James H. – “The Hours of Simon de Varie (Getty Museum Monographs on Illuminated Manuscripts)

Aili, Hans – “Imagines Sanctae Birgittae : the earliest illuminated manuscripts and panel paintings related to the revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden.”

Hendrix, Lee – “The Art of the Pen: Calligraphy from the Court of the Emperor Rudolf II (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum)/ Lee Hendrix and Thea Vignau-Wilberg.”

McKendrick, Scot – “Flemish illuminated manuscripts, 1400-1550.”

Olson, Mary C. – “Fair and varied forms : visual textuality in medieval illuminated manuscripts.”

Watson, Rowan – “Illuminated manuscripts and their makers.”

Alexander, Jonathan J.G. – “Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work.”

Mathews, Thomas F. – “The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor : the life of Christ illuminated.”

Tanis, James R. et al. – ” Leaves of gold : manuscript illumination from Philadelphia collections.”

Backhouse, Janet – “The Illuminated Manuscript

Jones, Peter Murray – “Medieval medicine in illuminated manuscripts.”

Buettner, Brigitte – ” Boccaccio’s Des cleres et nobles femmes : systems of signification in an illuminated manuscript.”

Cardon, Bert – “Manuscripts of the Speculum humanae salvationis in the southern Netherlands (c. 1410-c. 1470) : a contribution to the study of the 15th century book illumination and of the function and meaning of historical symbolism.”

Grande histoire du livre – “The history of making books : from clay tablets, papyrus rolls, and illuminated manuscripts to the printing press.”

Meehan, Bernard – “The Book of Durrow : a medieval masterpiece at Trinity College Dublin.”

Mentré, Mireille – “Illuminated manuscripts of medieval Spain.”