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illuminated manuscript/book

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishilluminated manuscript/bookilluminated manuscript/bookTCNRRCa book of a type produced by hand in the Middle Ages, whose pages are decorated with gold paint and bright colours illuminated
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illuminated manuscript/bookHis own collection of miniatures was begun, he has said, because he could not afford to purchase entire illuminated manuscripts.The screens of our word-machines glow as serenely as illuminated manuscripts.An in-depth study of the production of hand-written illuminated manuscripts by medieval monks.The result is a candidate for the best book on illuminated manuscripts ever written.She also restored illuminated manuscripts for Ruskin.Here there are 100,000 old books and illuminated manuscripts, some dating back to the tenth century.It selects 140 illuminated books such as the Sherborne Missal and the Bedford Hours.
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