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Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England & France

by Arnold, Hugh

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


London: The Macmillan Company, 1955. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Lawrence B. Saint. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xiv, 269 pp, color frontis, preface, list of 50 color plates, 16 chapters, index. Reprinted, 1955. "Both author and illustrator of this standard work on mediaeval stained glass are practical workers in their art as well as close students of history. The author traces the dervelopment of stained glass from its earliest beginnings in the two countries in which it achieved its greatest triumphs. He analyses the styles of each period, and gives detailed and critical descriptions of characteristic examples. The illustrator is one of the world's leading stained glass artists, respinsible for the stained glass in the American National Cathedral in Washington. The originals of his 50 color plates are of such value that they have been purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Inked name front pastedown. Thin line of chipping along top edge spine dj with small chips along bottom edge of spine, and age toned spine of same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004572
  • Title: Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England & France
  • Author: Arnold, Hugh
  • Illustrator: Lawrence B. Saint
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: ART HISTORY MIDDLE AGES ENGLAN AND FRANCE STAINED GLASS STYLES AND CRITICAL DESCRIPTIONS
  • Bookseller catalogs: ART HISTORY;


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