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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. The New Art of the Fifteenth Century

    The New Art of the Fifteenth Century [Hardback]

    Shirley Nielsen Blum (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.99

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780789211927
    Published by : Abbeville Press
    A fresh look at the early Renaissance, considering Florentine and Netherlandish art as a single phenomenon, at once deeply spiritual and entirely new. Adam and Eve are driven from the Garden of Eden into a rocky landscape, their naked bodies lit b... .... 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. Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting

    Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting: The Virgin and Child Hodegetria and the Art of Chrysography [Hardback]

    Jaroslav Folda (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9781107010239
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Virgin and Child Hodegetria was a widely venerated Byzantine image depicting the Virgin holding and pointing to her son as the way to salvation. In this book, Jaroslav Folda traces the appropriation of this image by thirteenth-century Crusader... .... Learn More
  5. The Idea of the Castle in Medieval England

    The Idea of the Castle in Medieval England [Paperback]

    Abigail Wheatley (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781903153611
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    From reading this book it is clear that what we mean by the term `castle' today is not the same as the medieval concept of what a castle was. Approaching castle architecture as a historian would approach ecclsiastical architecture, Abigail Whea... .... Learn More
  6. Medieval ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915

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

    Niamh NicGhabhann (Author)

    £50.00

    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
  7. Arts of the Medieval Cathedrals

    Arts of the Medieval Cathedrals: Studies on Architecture, Stained Glass and Sculpture in Honour of Anne Prache [Hardback]

    Kathleen Nolan (Editor); Danny Sandron (Editor)

    £88.99

    ISBN: 9781472440556
    Published by : Ashgate
    The touchstones of Gothic monumental art in France - the abbey church of Saint-Denis and the cathedrals of Chartres, Reims, and Bourges - form the core of this collection dedicated to the memory of Anne Prache. The essays reflect the impact of Pra... .... Learn More
  8. 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)

    £24.99

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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