[Scriptoris] Fwd: [SCA_S&I] Period Sources for Scribal Arts
hillaryrg at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 19 15:41:50 PDT 2007
Forwarding this great list of period book sources for scribal related arts.
Some of these may not longer be available, but at least this is a good start.
--- Esperanza de Navarra <esperanzadenavarra at yahoo.com> wrote:
> To: Gleann Abhann Scribes <ga_scribes at yahoogroups.com>
> CC: SCA Scribes <sca_scribes_and_illumination at yahoogroups.com>
> From: Esperanza de Navarra <esperanzadenavarra at yahoo.com>
> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 12:52:07 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: [SCA_S&I] Period Sources for Scribal Arts
> I compiled an article this last month for our Baronial newsletter, the Bayou Tapestry
> (http://axemoor.net/bayou%20tapestry/April07.pdf), on period sources for scribes. I'm sure it's
> not definitive, but I found quite a few. Some have been reprinted recently, so I included the
> modern publisher info if I could find it. Also try getting them through the inter library loan
> program that most libraries have. I've photocopied a few of them that way. They contain some
> very interesting recipes for period scribal supplies.
> Esperanza de Navarra
> Aprils Bibliography of Period Sources
> Scribal Arts
> The Arte of Limming A Reproduction of the 1573 Ed Newly Imprinted
> Pub. Society of Scribes and Illuminators
> Art of Limming, Nicholas Hilliard. ~1600
> The 1583 edition is held by Boston University and Princeton; the Free Library in Philadelphia
> has that of 1596.
> A Book of Drawing, Limning, Washing or Colouring of Maps and Prints, Thomas Jenner. 1652
> Online: http://www.shipbrook.com/jeff/bookshelf/details.html?bookid=13
> A Booke of Secrets, Anonymous. 1596
> See Manuscript Inks
> De Architectura, Vitruvius Pollio. 27 BC
> translated by Frank Granger; Harvard University Press, 1931.
> De Arte Illuminandi. 14th century.
> An Anonymous Fourteenth-Century Treatise De Arte Illuminandi: The Technique of Manuscript
> Illumination Translated from the Latin of Naples MS XII.E.27 Yale University Press, 1933.
> De Diversis Artibus, Theophilus. ~1122
> ed. and trans. by C. R. Dodwell (Edinburgh and London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. and New York,
> Oxford University Press,.)
> De Pictura (1435 Latin) or Della Pittura (1436 Italian), Leon Alberti.
> On Painting Penguin Classics, 1991
> The Goettingen Model Book. 15th Century
> Columbia, University of Missouri Press 
> (out of print)
> Il libro dell'arte, Cennino Cennini. ~ 1437.
> Thompson, D. V., Jr. (1933) The Craftsmans Handbook Il Libro dell Arte by Cennino dA.
> Cennini, New Haven: Yale University Press. Also by Dover Publication 1979.
> Manuscript Inks, Jack Thompson.
> Not period, but includes the complete transcription of a 16th c. Booke of Secrets.
> The Caber Press, 1996.
> Mappae Clavicula ~1130
> Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, 1974.
> Medieval and Renaissance Treatises on the Arts of Painting: Original Texts with English
> Translations, Mary P. Merrifield. Dover Publications, 1999. - translated manuscript collections
> on painting and related arts from the 12th through 17th centuries.
> Naturalis Historia, Pliny the Elder.
> Online text: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plin.+Nat.+toc
> A Nevv Booke, containing all sorts of hands vsvally written at this day in Christendome, Jehan
> de Beau-Chesne; E B. 1611
> Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI 1999- (Early English books online)
> On Divers Arts, Theophilus. ~1122
> Dover Publications; New Ed edition, 1979.
> Polygraphice; Or, The Arts of Drawing, Engraving, Etching, Limning, Painting, Washing,
> Varnishing, Gilding, Colouring, Dying, Beautifying and Perfuming; by William Salmon. 1672
> The Secretes of the Reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemont . . . Translated out of French into
> Englishe, by William Warde. 1568
> Facsimile by Walter J. Johnson, Inc. 1975
> The Strasburg manuscript; a medieval painters' handbook. 1187
> Trans.: Viola & Rosamund Borradaile. Transatlantic Arts, 1966.
> Treatise of painting, Leonardo da Vinci.
> Kessinger Publishing, 2004.
> Vasari on Technique, Giorgio Vasari. 16th Century.
> Dover Publications, 1960.
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