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  1. Channel Island Houses

    Channel Island Houses [Hardback]

    John McCormack (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £46.00

    ISBN: 9780992936525
    Published by : John McCormack
    The Channel Islands have a rich heritage of Victorian and Regency buildings, mostly in the towns, though the countryside often imitated them by putting in larger windows and creating symmetrical facades. But these are often no more than masks on t... .... Learn More
  2. Through a Glass Brightly

    Through a Glass Brightly: Studies in Byzantine and Medieval Art and Archaeology Presented to David Buckton [Paperback]

    Chris Entwistle (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785702518
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The twenty-five papers in this volume cover diverse aspects of the material culture of the late Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, with particular emphasis on the metalwork and enamel of these times. Individual papers include major reinterp... .... Learn More
  3. Taxonomies of Knowledge

    Taxonomies of Knowledge: Information and Order in Medieval Manuscripts [Hardback]

    Emily Steiner (Editor); Lynn Ransom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812247596
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The period from the late twelfth through fifteenth centuries was an age of information in western Europe, and like today's electronic databases, medieval manuscripts helped readers access, process, and analyze information. Taxonomies of Knowledge:... .... Learn More
  4. Visions of Paradise

    Visions of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece [Paperback]

    Jennifer Sliwka (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.95

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781857095944
    Published by : National Gallery of Art
    Visions of Paradise showcases new scholarly research on the monumental Palmieri Altarpiece by Francesco Botticini (1446-1498). The painting, which depicts the Assumption of the Virgin, was made for the funerary chapel of the Florentine citizen Mat... .... Learn More
  5. Medieval ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915

    Medieval ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915: Building on the Past [Hardback]

    Niamh NicGhabhann (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781846825088
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    This is the first full-length study of the perception and treatment of Gothic architecture in Ireland in the period between 1789 and 1915. It considers three main areas: the perception of Gothic architecture; the development of a tradition of scho... .... Learn More
  6. Postcards on Parchment

    Postcards on Parchment: The Social Lives of Medieval Books [Hardback]

    Kathryn M. Rudy (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780300209891
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Medieval prayer books held not only the devotions and meditations of Christianity, but also housed, slipped between pages, sundry notes, reminders, and ephemera, such as pilgrims' badges, sworn oaths, and small painted images. Many of these last i... .... Learn More
  7. Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities

    Romanesque Architecture and its Sculptural Decoration in Christian Spain 1000-1120: Exploring Frontiers and Defining Identities [Paperback]

    Janice Mann (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.99

    Special Price: £12.00

    ISBN: 9781442628939
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    The decades following the year 1000 marked a watershed in the history of the Iberian Peninsula when the balance of power shifted from Muslims to Christians. During this crucial period of religious and political change, Romanesque churches were con... .... Learn More
  8. Medieval Nunneries

    Medieval Nunneries [Paperback]

    Mike Salter (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.95

    Special Price: £7.00

    ISBN: 9780993187902
    Published by : Folly Publications
    This book describes the history and remains of two hundred nunneries which once existed in Britain and Ireland. Only a third of these buildings are now represented by obvious standing remains but earthworks or minor relics survive of many others. ... .... Learn More
  9. Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine

    Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine [Paperback]

    Daniele Ferdani (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9781407313245
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2680
    Local architectural heritage is an expression of a long-lasting circle of traditions and oral knowledge fostered from one generation to another and revealed through simple or complex architectural realities. It is also a manifestation of economic ... .... Learn More
  10. Painted Glories

    Painted Glories: The Brancacci Chapel in Renaissance Florence [Hardback]

    Nicholas A. Eckstein (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300187663
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In 1440, on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Florence unexpectedly defeated Milanese forces near the town of Anghiari in eastern Tuscany. Nicholas A. Eckstein reveals the impact of this celebrated victory on Florentine public life and how it co... .... Learn More

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