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Image for Electronic Parallel Diplomatic Manuscript Texts of Ancrene Wisse Preface and Parts 1-3:  A Printed Trial Version

Electronic Parallel Diplomatic Manuscript Texts of Ancrene Wisse Preface and Parts 1-3: A Printed Trial Version

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Tokyo Medieval Manuscript Reading Group: 2000

Seller ID: 100755

Condition: Fine


A new, unread copy in excellent condition. 289 pages. View more info

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Master Pieces: Making Furniture from Paintings

By: Ball, Richard; Campbell, Peter

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Hearst Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135328

ISBN: 0688024882

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. "Master Pieces is a guidebook that explores the limitless possibilities of using paintings as models for furniture design. The authors assembled a group of talented furniture designers and sculptors and asked them to adapt and construct furniture that appears in twenty famous paintings by artists as diverse as Fra Angelico and Rene Magritte.... the projects range from Van Gogh's famous chair to Madame Recamier's elegant eighteenth-century daybed, from a simple medieval stool to Picasso's exuberant cubist sideboard." More than ... View more info

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Illuminated Naples Bible (Old Testament): 14th-Century Manuscript, The

By: Bise, Gabriel; Eva Irblich

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Geneva, Productions Liber: 1979

Seller ID: 141609

ISBN: 0517282852

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. 8 3/4"w x 11"h. 300 reproductions of the beautiful color miniatures of the 14th century Bible of the Court of Naples. "Each reproduction is accompanied by a lively and thorough narrative account of the episode portrayed" by Gabriel Briese. First English language edition. View more info

Tragic and the Sublime in Medieval Literature, The

By: Boitani, Piero

Price: $69.95

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Pr: 1989

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 099113

ISBN: 0521354765

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is straight and solid and text/interior is unmarked in any way. 330 pages, 9 chapters. View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

Notes Toward a History of Medieval & Renaissance Art with a Translation of The Pilgrim's Guide to Saint-James of Compostela

By: Christofides, Constantine

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington: 1975

Seller ID: 123956

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy. 100 pages. Slighte edge wear and scuffing to cover. View more info

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Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade (Manchester Medieval Studies), The

By: Costen, Michael

Price: $18.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Manchester University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 136443

ISBN: 0719043328

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 229 pages. View more info

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The Divine Comedy, Paradiso, 2: Commentary

By: Dante Alighieri

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 144721

ISBN: 0691019134

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Wear to cover. 610 pages. Translated, with a commentary, by Charles S. Singleton. View more info

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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

By: De Hamel, Christopher

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R Godine Publisher: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141649

ISBN: 0879236310

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name neatly printed in calligraphy inside. Price-clipped dust jacket wrapped in mylar. 256 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. With 250 illustrations, 80 in color. A beautiful survey of the history of illuminated manuscripts, describing their historical and cultural settings, the history of scripts and iconography, techniques and materials, and the formal organization of the scriptoria. View more info

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Scribes and Illuminators (Medieval Craftsmen)

By: de Hamel, Christopher

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, British Museum Pubns Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 145266

ISBN: 0714120499

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 72 pages. 8 1/2"w x 8 1/2"h. Many color illustrations. View more info

Image for English Shopfronts: From Contemporary Source Books 1792-1840

English Shopfronts: From Contemporary Source Books 1792-1840

By: Dean, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti Ltd.: 1970

Seller ID: 125520

ISBN: 0854582703

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Top corner of dust jacket torn and crinkled. English Shop Fronts from Contemporary Sources 1792 - 1840 ( Designs for ---1792; A Series of Designs for --- 1828; Designs for --- 1831; Shop Fronts and Exterior Doors; On the Construction and Decoration of the Shop Fronts of London 1840). Black and white plates illustrating shop front designs printed on single-sided creamy, heavy paper. View more info

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Architecture in the Scandinavian Countries

By: Donnelly, Marian C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 141196

ISBN: 0262041189

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Signed by author. Previous owner's bookplate inside. 401 pages. 7"w x 10 1/4"h. Many b&w photos. "From Viking structures to Renaissance housing projects, medieval stave churches to modern crematoriums, Architecture in the Scandinavian Countries presents the most complete survey of Nordic architecture available today." Bibliography. View more info

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Arms and Armour of The Medieval Knight

By: Edge, David; Paddock, John Miles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1988

Seller ID: 115333

ISBN: 0861244141

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 192 pages. 9 1/4"w x 12 1/8"h. Black boards. Many photos. Contents: Introduction: The Origins of the Knight; 11th Century: Adventurers to Aristocrats; 12th Century: The Era of the Crusades; Paladins and Paynims: The 13th Century; 14th Century: The Parfait Gentil Knight; Courtesy and Carnage: The 15th Century; 16th Century: The Final Flowering; Tournaments: The Sport of Princes; Appendices; Glossary; Index. View more info

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Rome and Persia at War, 502-532 Arca Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs

By: Geoffrey Greatrex

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 141026

ISBN: 0905205936

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, with some scuffing at back lower corner, a 1/4" closed tear lower spine. 317 pages; [from the flyleaf]: The book concerns the early years of the sixth century A. D. and a continuing border conflict in the Middle East between the Roman and Persian empires through the reigns of Anastasius, Justin I and Justinian. In Rome and Persia at War, 502-532 Geoffrey ... View more info

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History of the Development of Japanese Thought from A.D. 592 to 1868 Volume 1, A

By: Hajime, Nakamura

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai: 1969

Seller ID: 132003

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 149 pages. Previous owner's name. Contents: The Ideal of a Universal State and Its Philosophical Basis; Pilosophical Ideas of the Nara and the Heian Periods; Medieval Thought; Controversy Between Buddhism and Christianity. View more info

Four-Kings Saga: A Norse Odyssey

By: Hedin, Finnvald

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rochester, WA, Vindu Books: 1996

Seller ID: 106809

ISBN: 096549280X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Possibly inscribed by author on title page. 320 pages. View more info

Ramon Menendez Pidal

By: Hess, Steven

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1982

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 110318

ISBN: 0805764941

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Contents: The Life and Times of Menendez Pidal; Reconstructing Medieval Literature: Epics, Lyrics, and Ballads; Menendez Pidal and Romance Linguistics; Menendez Pidal and Spanish History; Literary Criticism and Style; Menendez Pidal and the Mdrid School: Disciples and Dissenters; Conclusion; Notes and References; Selected Bibliography; Index. 145 pages. View more info

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Images of Stone; Figure Sculpture of the Lough Erne Basin

By: Hickey, Helen; Porter, Bill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blackstaff Press [for] the Arts Council of Northern Ireland: 1976

Seller ID: 090841

ISBN: 0856401102

Condition: Very Good +


Contents include Idols of the Celtic Religion:3rd Century BC to 5th Century AD; Christianity: Statues and High Crosses 9th and 11 Century AD; Romanesque Figure Carving: 12th Century AD; Medieval Period:13th to 16th Century AD; Post-Medieval Folk-art: 17th to 20th Century AD; References, Index. Many b&w photos, numbered, with detailed descriptions, detailed b&w fold-out map at back. Exterior of books shows slight wear, interior is Fine View more info

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1000 Years of Swiss Art

By: Horat, Heinz (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press: 1992

Seller ID: 142423

ISBN: 1555950795

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with three of the four corners of the covers bumped, a small indent along one top edge. Very bright red cloth covers otherwise very clean. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 374 pages in oversize format, heavily illustrated with b&w and color photos, architecture, drawings, sculpture, drafts, etc. Henry Fuseli's phantasmagorical visions, Paul Klee's inward-looking pictures, Alberto Giacometti's elongated sc... View more info