Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 November 2016

375 Pages | 3 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198789086

Bookseller Code (AO)


The Craft of Lymmyng and The Maner of Steynyng

Middle English Recipes for Painters, Stainers, Scribes, and Illuminators

Edited by Mark Clarke

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • A complete edition of Middle English painting recipes
  • A practical encyclopaedia of medieval English craft techniques, teaching the preparation and use of materials and tricks of the trade
  • Most of the texts are previously unpublished, many are previously unknown
  • Edited by a professional conservator, with practical knowledge of the material
  • A valuable record of Middle English technical vocabulary, much of it otherwise lost