The ‘Libro de komo se fazen as kores das tintas todas’ is divided into three main parts: Introduction, Chapters and Appendices.
This new critical edition brings to the 21st century laboratory, the science and the technology used to produce the colour paints for medieval illuminations.
Chapter 1 Making and tempering mosaic gold
Chapter 8 Making and tempering brazil
Chapter 9 Making brazil. Making another rose colour
Chapter 10 Making red lead from lead white
Chapter 11 Making verdigris (from copper
Chapter 13 Making carmine (lac)
Chapter 15 Making vermilion
Chapter 27 Making and tempering another brazil
Chapter 40 Making glue from parchment
Chapter 44 Making and tempering another brazil