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  1. The Royal Touch in Early Modern England

    The Royal Touch in Early Modern England: Politics, Medicine and Sin [Hardback]

    Stephen Brogan(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9780861933372
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: 92
    The royal touch was the religious healing ceremony at which the monarch stroked the sores on the face and necks of people who had scrofula in order to heal them in imitation of Christ. The rite was practised by all the Tudor and Stuart sovereigns ... .... Learn More
  2. A Rothschild Renaissance

    A Rothschild Renaissance: The Waddesdon Bequest [Hardback]

    Dora Thornton(Author)

    $49.50

    ISBN: 9780714123455
    Published by : British Museum Press
    A beautiful and sumptuously illustrated book presenting the highlights of Renaissance court treasures
    This book presents and explores the Waddesdon Bequest, the name given to the Kunstkammer or cabinet collection of Renaissance treasures which ... .... Learn More
  3. Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland

    Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland [Hardback]

    Amy Blakeway(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843839804
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 2
    Three monarchs of Scotland (James V, Mary Queen of Scots, and James VI/I) were crowned during the sixteenth century; each came to the throne before their second birthday. Throughout all three royal minorities, the Scots remained remarkably consist... .... Learn More
  4. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

    Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933242
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: 89
    It was common knowledge in early modern England that sexual desire was malleable, and could be increased or decreased by a range of foods - including artichokes, oysters and parsnips. This book argues that these aphrodisiacs wereused not simply fo... .... Learn More
  5. Durer

    Durer [Paperback]

    Guilia Bartrum(Author)

    $16.95

    ISBN: 9780714126920
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), a major artist of the northern Renaissance and celebrity both during his own lifetime and since, was praised by his contemporaries and described shortly after his death as ‘the prince a... .... Learn More
  6. The Lacock Cup

    The Lacock Cup [Paperback]

    Naomi Speakman(Author); Lloyd DeBeer(Author)

    $8.50

    ISBN: 9780714150819
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    The Lacock Cup is one of England’s most important silver objects, and has a unique history. Made in the 1430s, it is one of a handful of pieces of secular silver from the Middle Ages, which survived the turmoil of the Reform... .... Learn More
  7. Music in Print and Beyond

    Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles [Hardback]

    Craig A. Monson(Editor); Roberta Montemorra Marvin(Editor); Bonnie Blackburn(Contributor); Bonnie Gordon(Contributor); Craig Monson(Contributor); Craig Monson(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781580464161
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 105
    This collection of essays examines the diverse ways in which music and ideas about music have been disseminated in print and other media from the sixteenth century onward. Contributors look afresh at unfamiliar facets of the sixteenth-century book... .... Learn More
  8. God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720

    God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720 [Hardback]

    Brodie Waddell(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843837794
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: 13
    The English economy underwent profound changes in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, yet the worldly affairs of ordinary people continued to be shaped as much by traditional ideals and moral codes as by material conditions.This book explore... .... Learn More
  9. Boccaccio geografo

    Boccaccio geografo: Un viaggio nel Mediterraneo tra le città, i giardini eà il 'mondo' di Giovanni Boccaccio [Paperback]

    Roberta Morosini(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788856401028
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Storie del mondo
    English summary: This collection of articles explores the work of the Renaissance geographer De Boccaccio, with texts, indices, maps and reproductions of portulans, all of which communicate his rich curiosity for the peoples and c... .... Learn More
  10. Goettlich gemalt - Andrea del Sarto

    Goettlich gemalt - Andrea del Sarto: Die Heilige Familie in Paris und Muenchen [Paperback]

    Regular Price: $64.00

    Special Price: $25.60

    ISBN: 9783777421414
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Andrea del Sarto's 1514 painting The Holy Family with St. Elizabeth, St. John the Baptist and two angels counts as one of the masterpieces of Italian painting in Munich's Alte Pinakothek. Her art, at the threshold between High Renaissance and Mann... .... Learn More

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