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

 
 
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Question:
I placed my order and I did not receive any Receipt; I don’t have the information needed to download my files.

Answer:
Upon placing an order, the receipt with all the information for the download is sent automatically and you should receive it instantly in your mailbox.

There are two possible reasons why you did not receive it.

A) Your spam filter blocked our mail as SPAM and (depending on your spam filter configuration) you may find our mail receipt in the spam folder.

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Question:
Inserting borders and background images in Word and WordPerfect documents.

Answer:
We receive questions related to inserting images in word processing applications. Here follows the information related to those applications.

How to for Microsoft Word©

In Microsoft Word this is the way:
Insert menu > insert > picture > from file
Find your CD drive file (ex.: D: > ex.: manuscripts_3 > parchemins > parchemin_1)
Select the image you want and click insert or double click the selected file.
The image will open in your word document. Probably will be smaller than the page.
Click on the image, the image get selected and 4 handles (small black squares) appear in the corners.
Bring your cursor on top of any of those black squares, the cursor will change to a double-headed arrow, click and drag to the desired size.

Now the important part:
Double click on the image - the format picture dialog box will open
Click on the layout tab
Select the square image call behind text
In the same window click the tab ADVANCED at the bottom right
DESELECT the selection box: move object with text
SELECT the selection box: allow overlap
Click OK OK
You are ready to type now.

How to for WordPerfect©

Insert menu > Graphic > From file (browse for the right folder and file in the cd) > double click the file name.
Now the image is in your document
When the image is selected it will have HANDLES (little black squares on the sides and corners)
Click on the handles and drag to stretch the image to the desired size.

Now the important part:

Right click on the image
A menu will appear
Click on the menu item WRAP
A selection box will open
In the wrapping type select the item BEHIND THE TEXT
You are now ready to tape or paste text on the page.

ALSO you can insert more then one picture behind the text, this is the way:
Repeat all the operation you did to insert the first picture in the document. But insert a different picture (such as CAPS WMF/A_01.wmf)
The new image normally will end up behind the first picture you inserted and cannot be seen, but you can see the handles.
RIGHT CLICK and the menu will appear
Select ORDER the dialog will offer you the capability of arranging the order of the images TO FRONT, TO BACK etc.......
Use those choices on any of the pictures you inserted to organize the order of the pictures.
BUT REMEMBER THAT ANY PICTURE YOU INSERTED HAS TO BE SENT <BEHIND TEXT> as soon as you insert it.

Question:
Read only files and folders (File cannot be modified).
Answer:
The changes made in the files we open from the CDs cannot obviously be modified unless we save them in our drive. By definition those files are "read-only" files.
Older operating systems and some application will not change their status. In your file browser right-click the file and from the contest menu select "Properties". Uncheck the "read-only" selection box.
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