SKU: BK2580

The Bodleian Library has among its collections some very fine examples of illuminated letters in Western manuscripts and fine art books. These twenty-six detachable postcards feature historiated initials decorated with gold leaf from medieval and renaissance manuscripts together with hand-painted examples from early printed books. By turns exquisite, playful and unique, here you'll find a stunning artistic example of every letter in the alphabet. Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display or send to friends.

  • Postcard book
  • 52 pages, 165 x 120 mm
  • 26 colour illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781851244133
  • Publication November 2014

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