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A History of England series, one volume only. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine and border to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Sixth printing. Tiny bump to top rear corner else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
Grey card wraps. A few b/w illustrations. Covers unevenly faded, lightly marked to rear cover. Minor foxing to title page and textblock else contents clean.
A WORLD LIT ONLY BY FIRE: THE MEDIEVAL MIND AND THE RENAISSANCE
Written by William Manchester.
Stock no. 1826059
Published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.. Circa 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Illustrated Edition. Portrait of an Age. One of the greatest stories in the history of man is the collapse of the Dark Ages... Orange cloth boards, brown title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 9781454908944. 3rd printing. A lovely copy, no discernible faults.
The Luttrell Psalter, written and illuminated in England during the second quarter of the fourteenth century, is widely famed as a source of pictorial information about everyday life in the Middle Ages. This book focuses on the experience of work and domestic life on the Luttrell Manors as depicted in the wealth of attractive marginal illustrations contained in the manuscript. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0802083994. Minor scuff mark to rear cover. Previous owner's yellow address label to title page else a lovely copy.
THE LIMBOURG BROTHERS: NIJMEGEN MASTERS AT THE FRENCH COURT 1400-1416
Written by Rob Duckers; Pieter Roelofs.
Stock no. 1825613
Published by Ludion, Museum. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name which ran from 28 August - 20 November 2005. The Limbourg brothers were famous for their miniature paintings and late Gothic manuscript illuminators. Large format, very heavy! Dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations throughout. 447 numbered pages. ISBN: 9055445967. A few minor marks to boards. Text block lightly browned else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has a tiny closed tear to top edge and is unevenly faded.
ENGLISH MEDIEVAL MISERICORDS - THE MARGINS OF MEANING
Written by Paul Hardwick.
Stock no. 1325296
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture series. An analysis of misericords in relation to other cultural artefacts of the period. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 189 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843836599. Minimal bumping to spine.
With over 800 illustrations, 612 in colour. Large, heavy format. Cardwraps. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780500283332. Covers are slightly faded at edges.
THE DOUCE APOCALYPSE: PICTURING THE END OF THE WORLD IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Nigel Morgan.
Stock no. 1825594
Published by Bodleian Library. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Douce Apocalypse, an illuminated luxury manuscript, was made for prince Edward, later Edward I, and his wife Eleanor of Castile in 1270. The text and images had a contemporary significance in the 13th century are were interpreted in the context of prophecies concerning the coming of the Antichrist. This volume conveys both the beauty of the original illuminated manuscript and the enduring fascination of its contents. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781851243600. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
Choirstalls, Canopies, Ceiling Bosses and Misericords. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953197958. SIGNED by both authors (To Maggie) to title page. Else contents fine.
CARLISLE AND CUMBRIA: ROMAN AND MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE, ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Mike McCarthy; David Weston.
Stock no. 1825580
Published by The British Archaeological Association. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.
The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions XXVII. Edited by McCarthy & Weston. Cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 1902653696. A lovely copy.
LIST OF WELSH ENTRIES IN THE MEMORANDA ROLLS 1282-1343
Written by Natalie Fryde.
Stock no. 1825549
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. ISBN: 0708305407. Top of spine lightly creased. Contents fine.
THE HOLKHAM BIBLE PICTURE BOOK: A FACSIMILE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 1825489
Published by The British Library. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
This celebrated medieval picture-book terlls the Biblical story, focusing upon the Creation to the Flood, the Life of Christ, and the Apocolypse with the ehlp of illustrations of everyday 14th century England. This facsimile includes Michelle Brown's full transcript and translation of the text, and a commentary based on her unrivalled knowledge of the period. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour facsimile illustrations. ISBN: 9780712309905. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel else a lovely copy.