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cover of Kusejr 'Amra

Kusejr 'Amra

by Musil, Alois, editor

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1907
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1907. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1907. Folio (43 x 33 cm). Cloth with gilt-stamped titles to covers, housed in a corresponding slipcase. 2 volumes: Volume 1, X, 238 pp. text; Volume 2, 41 plates. Plates bright and clean, spines lightly browned, some soiling and rubbing to slipcase, some slight separating along spine of text volume, overall about very… Read more
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cover of Monographie de l'Eglise Notre-Dame Cathédrale d'Amiens. I. Histoire et Description de l'Edifice. II. Mobilier et Accessoires

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1901. 2 vols. text, x, 535, viii, 663 pp. history and description of the Gothic cathedral and its rich sculptural decoration and works of art, extensive notes including bibliographic information, inscriptions, index, profusely illustrated throughout with 274 text illustrations and 111 fine plates divided between the two vols. Considerable foxing throughout. Large 4to. Cloth portfolios, contents loose as issued,… Read more
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cover of Ristretto di Tutto Quello, che Appartiene all'Antichità, e Veneratione della Chiesa de' Santi Silvestro, e Martino de' Monti di Roma

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(xvi), 101 pp. text regarding the Basilica San Martino ai Monti, officially known as Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti, including the history of Pope Sylvester, information on the construction and restoration or reconstruction of the church over time, and some descriptions of the church interior, including inscriptions, ornament, and relics. A single laid-in folding plate with a hand-drawn… Read more
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cover of Les Châteaux des Croisés en Terre-Sainte. I. Le Crac des Chevaliers: Etude Historique et Archéologique. II. La Défense du Royaume de Jérusalem: Etude Historique, Geographique et Monumentale. III. La Défense du Comté de Tripoli et de la Principauté d'Antioche: Etude Historique, Geographique, Toponymique et Monumentale

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Three volumes in six comprising a rare complete collection of the monumental work on the Crusader Castles in the Holy Lands, the first volume covering the history, architecture, and construction of the Syrian Crusader castle Crac des Chavaliers, the second volume on the history of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and the construction of its fortresses and castles including Kerak,… Read more
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cover of Ikonografiia Bogomateri: sviazi grecheskoi i russkoi ikonopisi s'italianskoiu zhivopis'iu ranniago Vozrozhdeniia

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216, VII pp. Cyrillic-language reference volume on iconography of the Virgin Mary in Greek and Russian church art and its connection to early Italian Renaissance painting, by the well-known Russian icon scholar. Scholarly notes with bibliographic information. Illustrated profusely throughout with close to 150 text illustrations, primarily reproductions from photographs. Handwritten ink notation "Baron de Baye" to title page… Read more
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cover of Die Glasmalereien der Schweiz vom 12. bis zum Beginn des 14. Jahrhunderts

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139 pp. text on high medieval Swiss stained glass in 7 churches and museums, detailed descriptions, extensive scholarly notes, bibliography, index, 28 text illustrations, 78 photographic plates (9 in color), 56 small photographic illustrations. Lg. 4to. Cloth, d.j. Basel (Birkhauser) 1956. (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Schweiz I).
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cover of La Sculpture à la Fin de la Période Gothique dans la Région de Toulouse, d'Albi et de Rodez (1400 - 1520)

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132 pp. text on Gothic sculpture of southern France, notes, bibliography, 36 plates. Some minor pencil annotations. 4to. Wrpps., spine rubbed. Paris (Henri Laurens) 1936.
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cover of La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, Conservée à Oxford, Paris et Londres. Reproduction Intégrale du Manuscrit du XIIIe Siècle, Accompagnée de Planches Tirées de Bibles Similaires et d'une Notice. And: Etude sur la Bible Moralisée Illustrée

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5 vols.: One vol. text (207 pp.), including detailed analytical essay, ext. notes with bibliographic material, indices, and 4 vols. containing 810 excellent plates (3 in colors and gold) reproducing all the illuminations. Large 4to and folio. Uniform boards portfolios. Paris 1911-1927. Privately printed for Société Française de Reproductions de Manuscrits à Peintures. The first and largest undertaking of… Read more
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cover of Mittelrheinische Kunst: Beitrage zur Geschichte der Malerei und Plastik im Vierzehnten & Funfzehnten Jahrhundert

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X, 102 pp. text on later Gothic sculpture and painting of the Rhinelands and Hessia, notes, index, 68 plates (2 in color). 4to. New cloth. Frankfurt (J. Baer) 1910.
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cover of Codex Purpureus Rossanensis: Museo dell'Arcivescovado, Rossano Calabro. I. Commentarium. II. Facsimile

Codex Purpureus Rossanensis: Museo dell'Arcivescovado, Rossano Calabro. I. Commentarium. II. Facsimile

by Cavallo, Guglielmo; Jean Gribomont; & William C. Loerke

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1987
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1987. 2 vols. I.: 213 pp. critical and descriptive text (in Italian and English) on the Byzantine codex considered to be the oldest surviving copy of the New Testament, notes, lists, bibl., index, 43 plates showing leaves; II.: 376 pp. excellent facsimile reproduction of the mss. with metallic accents highlighting the chrysography and various illuminations. 4to. Text cloth-backed boards… Read more
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cover of Guido da Siena

Guido da Siena

by Stubblebine, James

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Guido. XV, 121 pp. monograph on the 13th-century Sienese painter, his works and attributions, notes, bibliography, index, 128 illus. on plates. 4to. Cloth. d.j. Princeton (Princeton Univ. Press) 1964. Lucas p. 153. Freitag 5026. The work includes new information on Duccio and some of his contemporaries.
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cover of La Pittura in Liguria: Il Quattrocento

La Pittura in Liguria: Il Quattrocento

by Algeri, Giuliana, & Anna De Floriani

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558 pp. text on 15th-century painting in and near Genoa, its emergence from the Middle Ages, foreign influences, in particular Flemish, and Lorenzo Fasolo, Carlo Braccesco, and their contemporaries, ext. notes, appendix of bio-bibliographical notices on the artists, chronological bibliography, index, 446 illus. (a considerable number in color). Large 4to. Cloth, d.j. Genoa (Cassa di Risparmio di Genova e… Read more
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cover of Miniaturen aus Handschriften der Kgl. Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in Munchen. II. Flamischer Kalender (Cod. Lat. 23638)

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20 pp. text and documentation, 26 plates showing the calendar and its illuminations. Large 4to. Cloth-backed boards. Munich (Riehn & Tietze) n.d.
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cover of Lexikon der Christlichen Ikonographie

Lexikon der Christlichen Ikonographie

by Kirschbaum, Engelbert, Günter Bandmann, Wolfgang Braunfels, Johannes Kollwitz, Wilhelm Mrazek, Alfred A. Schmid, & Hugo Schnell

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The definitive German-language encyclopedia of iconography in Christian art, particularly Romanesque and Gothic works, in 8 vols.: 1-4. Allgemeine Ikonographie; 5. Ikonographie der Heiligen: Aaron bis Crescentianus von Rom; 6. Ikonographie der Heiligen: Crescentianus von Tunis bis Innocentia; 7. Ikonographie der Heiligen: Innozenz bis Melchisedech; and 8. Ikonographie der Heiligen: Meletius bis Zweiundvierzig Martyrer, Register, with chapters on general… Read more
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cover of L'Art Roman de Bourgogne: Etudes d'Histoire et d'Archéologie

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219 pp. text on architecture and sculpture of St. Bénigne, Dijon, St. Philibert, Tournus, Cluny, Autun, Vézelay, etc., preface by Kingsley Porter, notes, index, 36 plates. 4to. Wrpps. Dijon (Venot) 1928.
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cover of Biblia Pauperum; Faksimileausgabe des Vierzigblattrigen Armenbibel-Blockbuches in der Bibliothek der Erzdiozese Esztergom

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XXXI pp. description and critical text on the 15th-century blockbook, notes, iconographical list of the woodcuts, 10 text illus., 40 excellent facsimile plates showing the hand-colored woodcuts. Large 4to. Cloth, illus. d.j. Berlin (Union) 1967.
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cover of L'Eglise Abbatiale de Saint-Antoine en Dauphiné. Histoire et Archéologie

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XXVIII, 385 pp. history and art history of the Gothic church and its art treasures, ext. notes, LXXXIX pp. documents, index, 100 illus. in the text and on plates. 4to. Orig. printed wrpps. Grenoble/ Paris (Falque & Perrin/ Picard) 1902. One of 500 copies.
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cover of Early Gothic Manuscripts: I. 1190-1250. II. 1250-1285

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2 vols., 276, 373 pp. scholarly survey of 188 early Gothic manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles during the 12th and 13th centuries, including a general introduction characterizing the early Gothic style, glossary of terms, bibliography, plate-by-plate catalog with commentary, various indices, and 732 illustrations on ca. 225 plates, many in color, text figures, and two frontispieces. 4to. Cloth,… Read more
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cover of Sopocani

Sopocani

by Djuric, Vojislav

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149 pp. monograph (in Serbian) on the 13th-century monastery church in the district of Novi Pazar in western Serbia and its outstanding wall paintings, notes, summary in English, list of illus. in Serbian and English, over 25 text illus. incl. plans, inscriptions, etc., 19 pp. of schematic drawings with bilingual captions interpreting the iconography, 61 plates (60 in fine… Read more
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cover of The Illustrated Bibles from Tours

The Illustrated Bibles from Tours

by Kessler, Herbert L.

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XVII, 157 pp. study of the Carolingian Bibles produced in Tours around the middle of the 9th century, with discussion of each iconographic theme, formal sources, and the construction of the Bibles, notes, index, 213 illus. 4to. Cloth. Princeton (Princeton Univ. Press) 1977. (Studies in Manuscript Illumination, 7). Arntzen R 70.
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