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The Grammar of Ornament - Owen Jones
#501 Vol. 1 Ornament of Savage Tribes
#502 Vol. 2 Egyptian Ornament
#503 Vol. 3 Assyrian and Persian Ornament
#504 Vol. 4 - Greek Ornament
#505 Vol. 5 - Pompeian Ornament
#506 Vol. 6 - Byzantine Ornament
#507 Vol. 7 Arabian Ornament
#508 Vol. 8 Turkish Ornament
#509 Vol. 9 Moresque Ornament
#510 Vol. 10 Persian Ornament
#511 Vol. 11 Indian Ornament
#512 Vol. 12 Hindoo Ornament
#513 Vol. 13 Chinese Ornament
#514 Vol. 14 Medieval Ornament
#515 Vol. 15 Celtic Ornament
#516 Vol. 16 Renaissance Ornament
#517 Vol. 17 Elizabethan Ornament
#518 Vol. 18 Italian Ornament
All the Volumes in one page

The Illuminated Manuscripts Collection
#401 Vol. 1 Medieval & Renaissance
#402 Vol. 2 Medieval & Renaissance
#403 Vol. 3 Medieval & Renaissance
#404 Vol. 4 Medieval & Gothic
#405 Vol. 5 Frontispieces Collection
#414 Vol. 6 High Renaissance Borders
#415 Vol. 7 Renaissance Initials
#416 Vol. 8 The Roman Manuscript
All the Volumes in one page

The Celtic Manuscripts Collection
#406 Vol. 1 Capital Letters
#407 Vol. 2 Borders & carpet pages
#408 Vol. 3 People, animalia & punctuation
#409 Vol. 4 From many manuscripts NEW
All the Volumes in one page

L'Ornement Polychrome
Auguste Racinet
#423 Vol. 1 Medieval Ornament
#424 Vol. 2 Stained Glass
#425 Vol. - Renaissance and 17th Century
#426 Vol. 4 18th Century Ornament
All the Volumes in one page

The Owen Jones Collection
#410 Vol. 1 Ancient Spanish Ballads
#411 Vol. 2 Paradise and the Peri
#420 Vol. 3 Gray's Elegy
#421 Vol. 4 Joseph and His Brethren
All the Volumes in one page

Special Collections
#417 Antonius Collection, Music Scores Pages
#418 William Morris, The Kelmscott Chaucer
#419 Walter Crane, The Faerie Queene
#422 Aubrey Beardsley, Le Morte D'arthur

Borders for Word
#413 Vol. 1 Borders for Word Documents
#412 Vol. 2 Gems from the Poets

Reference Pages
Renaissance Invitations
Walter Crane Page
The Faerie Queene
William Morris and The Kelmscott Press
The Arts & Crafts Movement
Renaissance lettering & borders
Resources for Calligraphers
Aubrey Beardsley & LE MORTE DARTUR
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The Illuminated Manuscripts Project

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The Illuminated Manuscripts Collection
Illuminated Manuscripts Vol. 4
The Ferrara Collection & The Marco Polo Collection
Ancient manuscripts borders, dividers, illuminated lettering and decorative graphic elements.

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This selection includes many ornate renaissance border art to create unique certificates and diplomas. The two groups of decorative illustrations from old books are well suited for Medieval, Gothic and Renaissance wedding invitations and announcements.


The first group, The Ferrara Collection includes sidebars or dividers and three orders of initial majuscule caps in co-coordinated sets of colors and all the letters of the alphabet are present. Not all the Medieval or Renaissance capital letters were available in the original ancient manuscript end the missing ones have been hand drawn to match the existing ones. This complete set of side borders artwork and lettering permits the creation of pages like the original ones.

The second group, The Marco Polo Collection is a selection of Gothic Illuminated clip art drawings; many ancient manuscripts art borders, side-bars, dividers and page decoration images from Marco Polo, Li Livres du Graunt Caam, and other related manuscripts. Also various decorative graphic elements (including dragons) that can be assembled by the illustrator to create many new designs and complete the decoration of the pages.

This Clipart Collection Includes Graphic Elements
The images and borders in this collection are comprised of many unique graphic elements large and small, these decorative elements clip art graphic parts are also available unassembled. Making elements accessible gives the user total flexibility. Graphic elements can be assembled in a great variety of ways to meet individual project requirements. Clip art decorative elements vector stock images are included, when it is possible to separate them, in many of our collections.

Blank background books pages and Parchment.

All CD illustration collections and instant download include also the set of photographic reproductions of parchment and blank pages of antique books that can be used as backgrounds.

Designing illuminated borders and capital letters of the alphabet. The page on how our drawings are made contains information on how we draw illuminated manuscript borders and lettering in the computer using Adobe Illustrator.

Vector eps royalty free stock images
Each decorative image and element is meticulously hand-drawn in vector graphic format eps. Many advanced designers will find our eps vector format royalty free stock images with the following desirable feature: preserved, original hierarchies and groupings, (as in the original Illustrator work file) to facilitate modifications and enable the extraction of unique graphic elements. Though resolution-independent vector graphics formats insure high-quality reproduction at any size and allow complete latitude for pre-production modifications, our collections also include the WMF vector format supported by Office applications for desktop publication.

Royalty free stock images available as instant download.
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What is in the collection:

The Ferrara Collection
Sidebars and three orders of initials in co-ordinated sets of colors. Medieval lettering.

The Marco Polo Collection
Many borders and page elements from Marco Polo, Li Livres du Graunt Caam, and other manuscripts. Also various elements that can be assembled to create many new designs or borders.

Also reproductions of Parchments, Antique Books covers and blank pages that can be used as backgrounds.

A complete PDF catalog of the contents.

3 CPU License included
Mac and PC compatible

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No special skill is required to use the images as clip art in word processing documents, to create letters, cards, invitations, posters, etc.

Our background graphic borders can be easily inserted in word processing documents; in our FAQ page there is a guide with the information on how to insert vector graphics in Microsoft Word documents, Corel WordPerfect documents and in similar software.

We have a section of free evaluation graphics where eps and wmf borders and sample letters can be downloaded to verify the quality of our work. Free Middle Age and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts borders clipart in eps or wmf are available for personal and educational use only.