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Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book

Hardback, 24/10/2017, £60.00
Examinations of the use of diagrams, symbols etc. found as commentary in medieval texts.

Art of the Islands: Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking Visual Culture, C. 450-1050

Paperback, 16/09/2016, £25.00
Fusing history, art history, archaeology and literary studies, and fully illustrated throughout, this is a ground-breaking guide to a fascinating and complex period in which northern Europe journeyed from late Antiquity into the Middle Ages.

Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/1993, £12.95
A survey of the evolution of scripts and a guide to reading historical documents illustrated from a wide range of manuscripts. Each is accompanied by a commentary identifying the type of script, its historical and regional currency, distinctive features and style and a transcription.

Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels

Paperback, 15/05/2003, £5.95
Published to coincide with a British Library exhibition of the same name, this study explores the background and history of this artwork and symbol of Christianity. Sections examine aspects of the Anglo-Saxon world: the heritage of the people who lived and ruled and how and why this book was made.