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Gargoyles and Grotesques; Paganism in the Medieval Church by  Anne  Ronald & Ross - First Edition - 1975 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0267177)

Gargoyles and Grotesques; Paganism in the Medieval Church

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Gargoyles and Grotesques; Paganism in the Medieval Church

by Sheridan, Ronald & Ross, Anne

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good Condition/Very Good
ISBN 10
0821206443
ISBN 13
9780821206447
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New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 127 pp., preface, select bibliography, index. Black and white frontispiece. Black and white photographs illustrate the text. Dark blue boards with gilt titles on spine. Signs of shelf wear evident on bottom of the book. Coloured photographic dustwrapper, protected, with white background and black titles on spine, black and white photograph on back panel. Rubbing and slight chipping to the top edge of the dustjacket, no other damage . as for the book itself, there is a small pale mark about 3 inches down on the 1st page of the book. Otherwise clean and without damage. Throughout Europe there are uncounted numbers of gargoyles and grotesques leering down from medieval churches. The reasons for this suggests the authors " stems directly from earlier Pagan beliefs which the church was unable - for its own safety - to fully eradicate, and so allowed to exist side-by-side with orthodox Christian images.". Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture ; Art ; Religion -- Christianity; Art & Design. ISBN: 0821206443. ISBN/EAN: 9780821206447. Inventory No: 0267177. . 9780821206447

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Bookseller
Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
0267177
Title
Gargoyles and Grotesques; Paganism in the Medieval Church
Author
Sheridan, Ronald & Ross, Anne
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0821206443
ISBN 13
9780821206447
Publisher
New York Graphic Society
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1975
Keywords
BZDB2 Medieval, Art, Paganism, Gargoyles, Religion Architecture ; Art ; Religion -- Christianity; Art & Design. Gargoyles and Grotesques Paganism in the Medieval Church
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Architecture; Religion -- Christianity;

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