A Booke of Secrets, showing diverse ways to make and prepare all sorts of ink and colors: as black, white, blue, green, red, yellow and other colors.
Printed by Adam Islip for Edward White, and are to be sold at his shop at the little north door of Pauls at the sign of the Gun. 1596
Elements of Abbreviation in Latin Paleography covers typical abbreviations one would see throughout the time period of the SCA. Very useful in your period research to keep your work as period as possible.
Several period (and out of SCA period) manuscripts with recipes and directions on how to make paint and use it on various surfaces, how to make gesso, do gilding, make inks and many other scribal related activities.
These were translated by Mary Philadelphia Merrifield and compiled into two volumes both of which are here in this .pdf