Sunday, June 26, 2011

Breathtaking Brilliance

The 1912 book presented here, Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur, created by Alberto Sangorski, is page-for-page the most beautiful publication I've ever seen.

Illuminated as of old, it is breathtaking in its brilliance. Any other words are superfluous.
























Alfred Lord Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur
"Designed, Written Out, and Illuminated"
by Alberto Sangorski —1912


10 comments:

Jeff Overturf said...

Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeea-UUUUuuuuuutiful!

Annie said...

Beautiful, from the illustrations to the style of the print! Thank you!

RahneFan said...

Indeed. Thank you for scanning and sharing this.

Medieval Muse said...

Yes, beyond words beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing.

Peter Bangs said...

wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kendra Melton said...

Oh wow, i LOVE these!! Illuminated Manuscripts are the best!

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Kendra! Hi! I haven't seen a new post on your blog for quite a while. I bet you've been busy.

becky said...

Thank you so much for sharing these

JamilKC said...

Thank you so much for posting this! I just discovered your blog today, and I can tell I will be here a lot. Wonderful!

Anonymous said...

WoW. Thank you Thomas. Really Love this book.