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Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France. With Fifty Plates in Colour

by Arnold, Hugh

Condition: Good - Very Good/Good


London: Adam and Charles Black, 1939. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Good - Very Good/Good. Lawrence B. Saint. Thick 8vo. xiv, 269 pp, frontis, preface, list of colour plates, 1. The Making of a Window; 2. The Beginning of Stained Glass; 3. The Style of the First Period; 4. Twelfth Century Glass; 5. Early Thirteenth Century Glass in England: Canterbury and Lincoln; 6. Thirteenth Century Glass in France; Sens and Chartres; 7. Other Thirteenth Century Windows. Early Grisaille; 8. the Style of the Second Period; 9. Early Fourteenth Century Glass in England: Merton College and Exeter; 10. Fourteenth Century Glass at York; 11. Fourteenth Century Glass in France; 12. Late Fourteenth Century Glass in England: Transitional --- Gloucester and the work of the Winchester School; 13. tje Style of the Third Period; 14. Fifteenth Century Glass at York; 15. Fifteenth Century Glass in France; 16. Malvern and Fairford; index. Third Edition, 1939. Price clipped. Owner's embossed stamp on ffep. Small chips along top edge dj with one very small chip to bottom edge spine, and age toned spine of same. Lightly rubbed top fore-edge corner tips, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia.Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, gilt text block edges, brown top text block edge.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004890
  • Title: Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France. With Fifty Plates in Colour
  • Author: Arnold, Hugh
  • Illustrator: Lawrence B. Saint
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Good - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: ART HISTORY STAINED GLASS ENGLAND AND FRANCE MIDDLE AGES 12TH-15TH CENTURIES
  • Bookseller catalogs: ART HISTORY;


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