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Illumination of books and manuscripts
-- See Also Alphabets
-- See Also Initials
-- See Also Manuscripts

--subdivision Manuscripts under subjects and names of individual persons and individual works
-- See Also Marginal illustrations
Here are entered works on drawings and flourishes in medieval illuminated manuscript margins. Works on notes, scribbles, or editorial comments made in the margins of books are entered under Marginalia.
-- See Also Paleography
Here are entered works on variations in the style of writing in the past and especially with ancient and medieval handwriting.Works on written languages as a form of communication or discourse are entered under Written communication.Works on the process or result of recording language in the form of conventionalized visible marks or graphic signs on a surface are entered under Writing. Works on the writing of a particular language are entered under the name of the language with subdivisions Alphabet and Writing, e.g. Greek language--Alphabet; Egyptian language--Writing. Works on systems of writing used by several peoples are entered under Writing, followed by the name of the system, e.g. Writing, Arabic.General and comparative works on the Semitic alphabet and its ancient and modern derivatives, or with similar series of characters employed to represent the sounds of a language, are entered under Alphabet.
-- See Also Scriptoria
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