During the medieval period, manuscript illuminations added intricate art to rare and treasured bound books like the Bible, classic Greek plays, and important royal documents. Colour Your Own Medieval Alphabet
features twenty-six illuminated letters, most found in volumes from the British Library, reproduced in black and white. Grab your favorite coloring tools, follow your whims (or take inspiration from the originals reproduced inside the front cover), and learn about each illumination via accompanying text about its literary source. A perfect gift for the bibliophile, history buff, or artist in your life!