Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 December 2016

375 Pages | 3 black-and-white illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198789086

Bookseller Code (06)

The Craft of Lymmyng and The Maner of Steynyng

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

Edited by Mark Clarke

A Early English Text Society Publication

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • A complete edition of Middle English painting recipes
  • A practical encyclopedia 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  • Most of the texts are previously unpublished, many are previously unknown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

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