Title: Secreta: Three Methods of Laying Gold Leaf
Author: Joyce Grafe
Description: Stiff card wraps. One of a limited first printing of 250 trade copies. Slight wear to wraps. Sticker ghost on rear cover and ffep. Interior is clean. Illustrated with drawings and b/w photographs. Includes bibliography and resources.
An instructional for gilding manuscripts which is also intended to serve both calligraphers and art historians by detailing the methods of the craft. It explains and details three methods: gum ammoniac, gesso, and Hyplar.
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Alcuin Press
Place: Portland, OR
Size: 6" x 9".
Pages: [xiii], 95 pp.
Keywords: gilding, Western European, tradition, illumination, book illumination, calligraphy,
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