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SAINT PETER IN THE VATICAN: THE MOSAICS AND THE SACRED SPACE
Written by A. Comastri; et al.
Stock no. 1821742
Published by Musei Vaticani; Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mosaics and sacred artworks of Saint Peter. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Large format. A fine copy, still in original shrinkwrap (unread) which is a little torn.

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MOSAICS IN ROMAN BRITAIN: STORIES IN STONE
Written by Patricia Witts.
Stock no. 1821250
Published by Tempus. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.

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