Introduction Part 1: The Trinity Encyclopaedist The Trinity Encyclopaedist Part 2: Typical Collections Limning A 1: Early (mid-s.XV) How thou schalt temper thi colourus to lymninge, and how thou schal make a syse to kowche golt on bokus. 2: Late (late s.XV-early s.XVI) Here begynnythe the crafte of lymmyng. Fyrtse howe thow shalte temper al thy colors to lymme with bokes, and how thu shalte make a syse to cowche gold or syluer. Limning B 1: The makyng of colours for to lymne with bokys. 2: The crafte of lymnynge of bokys, with To dy selke. Staining A THe maner of steynyng of lynne cloth, with Watres for steynours. Staining B Steyning and the maner of doyng. Limning C and Staining C A tretys that tochith to make diuerse ynkes and diuerse waterys to coloure whyth. Part 3: Individual manuscripts Larger collections Remainders of Part 1 and Part 2 MSS Smaller collections Isolated ink recipes Part 4: Exceptional items Unusual recipes Secretum philosophorum analogues Ciphered recipes Dyes for fishing lines Cookery colours from BL Sloane 122 Extracts from Albertus Magnus Mirror of Light Concordances Commentary Appendices The sixteenth century: an overview Impossible recipes Extracts from Secretum philosophorum Extracts from De coloribus et mixtionibius Glossary
Mark Clarke is Associate Professor of Technical Art History in the Department of Conservation and Restoration, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is an interdisciplinary researcher into historic artists' materials, and has a background in conservation and conservation science.