Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter (Medieval World in Manuscripts)

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9780712346634: Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter (Medieval World in Manuscripts)

"The Luttrell Psalter" is one of the best-known English manuscripts. Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, it is celebrated for its series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of life in mediaeval England. The most celebrated sequence of pictures in the manuscript represents the annual cycle of growing crops, including ploughing, sowing, weeding, harvesting, threshing and the delivery of the grain. Animal illustrations include domestic boars, geese, pigs, cattle, ferrets, rabbits, birds, cats and mice. Many scenes depict women playing a full part in rural life. In this study of these illustrations, Janet Backhouse reminds us that although "The Luttrell Psalter" was designed to provide a reflection of the status of the Luttrell family, its preservation has given a supremely emotive pictorial source for the daily life of rural England.

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Janet Backhouse is an internationally respected manuscript expert and former Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at The British Library.

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Backhouse, Janet
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Descripción The British Library Publishing D, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0008175268

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Descripción U.S.A.: The British Library Publishing Division, 2000. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. London, The British Library, 2000. 8vo, 64 pgs., many color ills. Wrappers, fine copy. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 20090001351

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Descripción The British Library, London, 2000. Soft Cover. Estado de conservación: Neas As New. First Edition. pp 64.Illustrated. 'The Luttrell Psalter, written and illuminated in England in the early furteenth century for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell of Irnham in Lincolnshire, is one of the most famous manuscripts in the world on account of the numerous scenes of everyday life in the medieval English countryside that mingle with the religious images on its pages.'. Nº de ref. de la librería 1007971

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