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Mediaeval Folk in Painting

By: Johnston, Ann

Price: $8.08

Publisher: Australia, Sally Milner Publishing Pty, Limited: 1994

Seller ID: 110950

ISBN: 1863511385

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 146 pages; many color photos. 146 page book showing how to illustrate paintings, crafts, objects (boxes, trays, panels, etc.) with mediaval motifs. Chapters include General techniques, Lords, ladies lists and lovers, Monks, manuscripts and motifs, Saints, scholars and symbols, Travellers, towns and traders, minstrels, madrigals, and maypoles, with a 20 - some page section at the back with project patterns in b&w outlines View more info

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Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology

By: Marta Weigle

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Press: 1992

Seller ID: 145401

ISBN: 0826306446

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, some curling at corners. Binding is solid and square, text/interior has some undelining (see photo). Big book @ 340 pages in oversize format packed with b&w illustrations. A wide-ranging sourcebook of texts and graphics about women as they are depicted in the mythologies of the Americas and classical and Judeo-Christian tradition.Hundreds of texts are juxtaposed and interwoven: heroines of ancient and modern fable, wise old women, goddesses, guides, Amazons. Lunar symbolism, mysteries, matriarchies, as well as contemporary psychologists and scholars, anthro... View more info