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OUP. 1929 1st edition.. Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed with small holes and tears. Rubbed along edges with small marks, stains and tears. Not price clipped). Relevant letter to front. Else a clean and tight copy. 27pp. With b/w plates. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The industry he established in Warwickshire produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify the surviving examples in private and public collections in England.


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Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.
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OUP. 1929 1st edition.
COLLECTING JOHN HUMPHREYS, Elizabethan, Sheldon Tapestries, 16th century, Warwickshire, identify, surviving, collections, photographs first edition dustwrapper History

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The Antique Map & Bookshop was established in 1976 and has been in Puddletown since 1978. PUDDLETOWN is situated just outside DORCHESTER in the county of DORSET, on the A35 to BOURNEMOUTH. The village has a by-pass now which means there is easy access to the village and ample space for parking. Our shop is directly on the main road through the village.


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