Product DescriptionIlluminating the Word: The Making of The Saint John's Bible by Christopher Calderhead takes the reader into the process of how the illumination took place. The reader is taken from the conception of the artwork through the completion as seen through the eyes of the artists themselves. Chapters are devoted to each of the 7 volumes of the St. John''s Illuminated Bible and this book includes a new chapter on the scripts used in the printed sections which may make the book of particular interest to calligraphers. The Making of the St. John's Bible is a hardcover book that contains 352 pages filled with fascinating information and more than 180 full color illustrations. The illuminated bible is breathtaking and this book will give you a good picture of the time and work that went into making the St. John's Bible so beautiful and interesting. You may not have a copy of the illuminated bible itself but you will enjoy the information and colored images in this book that give you a detailed picture of how the illuminated book came to be.
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