Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

Mozaiki ta freski Sofii Kyivskoi = Mozaiki i freski Sofii Kievskoi = Mosaics and frescoes of St. Sophias Cathedral of Kiev.

By Maruzhenko, V.O,;Solovskii, V.B & Totska. I.F.

Kiev: Mistetstvo, 1975 Ilustrated guide to the Byzantine art aof the Cathedral in Kiev. 12 pages of text + 52 plates.[some col.]. First Thus. Laminated Hardcover. Fine.

$25.00

Manastir Zica

By Subotic, Gojko

Belgrade: Turostica Stampa, 1978 Zica is an early 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery near Kraljevo, Serbia.The monastery was founded by King Stefan Prvovencani and Saint Sava between 1208 and 1230, with the help of Greek masters.32p. illus. bibliography [This edition appears to predate the copies listed in Worldcat]. First Edition. Stapled Wraps. Fine. Pamphlet.

$20.00

Crova Pokajnica Kod Velke Plane

By Metosevic, Dusan D

Smederevo , 1978 Pokajnica Monastery = Manastir Pokajnica = Repentance Monastery in Velika Plana, Serbia. An example of vernacular church architecture this striking wooden structure served as a parish church until 1954, when it was turned into a monastery. The original iconostasis was painted by Constantine Zograf who worked in Serbia in the second and third decade of the 19th century. In the churchyard there is a wooden bell tower as well as living quarters, probably from the time of construction of the church, with wooden bars on the windows. Conservation work on the church was carried out in 1951, and on the iconostasis in 1987-88. In 1979 the Republic of Serbia declared Pokajnica a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance, and as such it is protected by law.24p. bibliography [Nor found in WorldCat]. First Thus. Stapled Wraps. Fine. Pamphlet.

$20.00

Icons in Czechoslovakia

By Skrobucha, Heinz

London: Paul Hamlyn, 1971 This volume with its 60 superb colour plates draws attention to the magnificent icons to be found in Czechoslovakia, but which today are half-forgotten by the general public. The work is divided into two groups: the first is a selection of typical icons from the 15th fo the 17th centuries in National Gallery of Prague. The second group consists of over forty icons belonging to various museum collections and villages in teh Carpathian regin in Eastern Slovakia.. 1st UK Ed... Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photographs Ladislav Neubert.

$35.00

The Malcove Collection: A Catalogue of the Objects in the Lillian Malcove Collection of the University of Toronto

By Campbell, Sheila D [ed]

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997 The Magnificent Art Collection of Dr Lillian Malcove Consists of 513 pieces: paintings, drawings, furniture, icons, manuscripts, and textiles, as well as works in terracotta, glass, bronze, stone, enamel, ivory, silver, and gold. They represent a vast range of art history, from prehistory to the twentieth century, including Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and western medieval works, and even a few pieces from the Far East. Dr Malcove, a psychoanalyst in New York, bequeathed the collection to the University of Toronto so that it might be used in teaching. It is housed in the University of Toronto Art Centre. This catalogue was initially produced in conjunction with the first exhibit of the collection, presented at the University of Toronto in two parts, late in 1985 and early in 1986. Each piece is illustrated in the catalogue, and this new paperback edition features eight pages of colour photographs. Extensive descriptions, identifying and evaluating the objects, have been provided by scholars who represent diverse areas of expertise in art and archaeology. Also included are five brief memoirs by friends of Dr Malcove. The catalogue stands as a permanent record of an extraordinary collection and a unique perspective on art from a variety of cultures throughout history. 422p. illus.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. As New.

$25.00

Greek and Syrian miniatures in Jerusalem

By Hatch, William Henry Paine

Cambridge MA: Mediaeval Academy of America, 1931 With an introduction and a description of each of the seventy-one miniatures reproduced [by] William Henry Paine Hatch. "All the Greek pictures are preserved in codices belonging to the Greek patriarchal library in Jerusalem, and the Syrian miniatures are taken from a manuscript in the Syrian orthodox convent of St. Mark in that city."(xiii, 136 p., lxxii p. of plates) "750 copies of been printed of which this is " ... NOT numbered. "Two discreet library stamps, else fine. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Ex-Library.

$95.00

Decani

By Mano-Zisi, Ðorde

Belgrade: Drustvo prijatelja starina Narodni muzej , 1934 Small brochure in Serbian about the Orthodox Monastery " Visoki Decani / Manastiri i Deçanit/ or simply Decani is a medieval Serbian Orthodox Christian monastery located near Deçan, Kosovo... founded in the first half of the 14th century by Serbian kings Stephan Uros III & Stephan Dusan [Decanski]." Text in Cyrillic with shorter abstracts in German and French.. 20p. Illus [ B & W] Name of previous owner. [Only 3 copies in Worldcat]. Reprint. Stapled Wraps. Very Good.

$20.00

The Malcove Collection: A Catalogue of the Objects in the Lillian Malcove Collection of the University of Toronto

By Campbell, Sheila D [ed]

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997 The Magnificent Art Collection of Dr Lillian Malcove Consists of 513 pieces: paintings, drawings, furniture, icons, manuscripts, and textiles, as well as works in terracotta, glass, bronze, stone, enamel, ivory, silver, and gold. They represent a vast range of art history, from prehistory to the twentieth century, including Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and western medieval works, and even a few pieces from the Far East. Dr Malcove, a psychoanalyst in New York, bequeathed the collection to the University of Toronto so that it might be used in teaching. It is housed in the University of Toronto Art Centre. This catalogue was initially produced in conjunction with the first exhibit of the collection, presented at the University of Toronto in two parts, late in 1985 and early in 1986. Each piece is illustrated in the catalogue, and this new paperback edition features eight pages of colour photographs. Extensive descriptions, identifying and evaluating the objects, have been provided by scholars who represent diverse areas of expertise in art and archaeology. Also included are five brief memoirs by friends of Dr Malcove. The catalogue stands as a permanent record of an extraordinary collection and a unique perspective on art from a variety of cultures throughout history. 422p. illus.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.

$25.00

Leitourgiki Kai Katechese Gai Tin ST Taxi Tou Demotikou Scholeiou (IN GREEK)

By Skiada, Vassilis G.

Athens: Organismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion. Athens. 1979 Oganismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion, 1980 Guide to the Greek Orthodox litugy and catechism for schools. 144p.llus (col.). Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.50

Leitourgiki Kai Katechese Gai Tin ST Taxi Tou Demotikou Scholeiou (IN GREEK)

By Skiada, Vassilis G.

Athens: Organismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion. Athens. 1979 Oganismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion, 1983 Guide to the Greek Orthodox litugy and catechism for schools. 144p.llus (col.). Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.50

Ravenna : Ses Mosiaques,ses Monuments

By Bovini, Giuseppe

Ravenna: A Longo Editore Small format but detailed guide in French to the glorious Byzantine mosaics and buildings of Ravenna. No date (c. 1980 ?) 161p. plates (some col) Includes a seperate fold out map to locate all the historic sites Tear to front wrapper has been repaired,. First Thus. French Wraps. Very Good.

$15.00

Ravenna ( Piccolo Guida Con Pianta e Illustrazione)

By Mesini, Giovanni

Bologna: Licinio Cappelli Editore, 1952 Small vintage guide in ITALIAN to the Byzantine buildings of Ravenna. 98p. Ilus ( B & W) Fold out map. 5th Ed. Stapled Softcover. Good>Very Good.

$10.00

Ravenna : Mosaics and Monuments

By Bovini, Giuseppe

Ravenna: A Longo Editore, 1999 Detailed and well illustrated guide to the glorious Byzantine mosaics and buildings of Ravenna. 1667p. illus.(some col) maps index, Sheet with opening hours laid in on ffep. Reissue. Softcover. As New.

$20.00

Manasija Resava - H

By Tomic, Stevan

Belgrade: Uprava Manastira Manasija, 1977 Manasija (also known as Resava], is a Serbian Orthodox monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, founded by Despot Stefan Lazarevic between 1406[1] and 1418. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. It is one of the most significant monuments of medieval Serbian culture and it belongs to the "Morava school". The monastery is surrounded by massive walls and towers. Immediately following its foundation, the monastery became the cultural centre of the Serbian Despotate. Its School of Resava was well known for its manuscripts and translations throughout the 15th and 16th centuries. Decriptive brochure 40p.illus bibliography. First Thus.. Stapled. Near Fine. Pamphlet.

$15.00

The Mosaics of Haghia Sophia at Istanbul. Fourth Preliminary Report Work Done in 1934-1935 : The Deesis Panel in the South Gallery

By Whittemore, Thomas

Boston: The Byzantine Institute/ Oxford University Press, 1952 First Thus.. Original Wraps. Near Fine.

$60.00

Phoretai Eikones 13 Kai 14 Aionos

By Vatopaidi

Agion Oros / Mount Athos: Iera Megiste Moni Vatopaidion Portfolio [14 x10") containing 10 coloured plates of 13th - 14thC.Icons from the Monastery of Vatopaidi, Mount Athos with a four page introduction in Greek. No Date. Slight wrinkle to front of folder, else fine. (Not found in WorldCat] Size: 1x10 ". First Thus.. Portfolio. Near Fine.

$30.00

Monasteria Nisou Ioanninon : Zographiki

By Garides, Miltos & Paliouras, Athanasios

Ioannina: Hieron Monon Nisou Ioanninon , 1993 "He ekdose auti pragmatopoietai sta plaisia tou diethnous Symposiou Monasteria Nisou Ioanninon 700 chronia 1292-1992 " [29-31 Maiou 1992] [This edition is materialized in the context of the International Symposium Monasteries of the Island of Ioannina : 700 years, 1292-1992, 29-31 May 1992"]Papers on the icons and religious artifacts found at the various moanasteries on the island in Lake Ioannina. The monasteries of the island of Ioannina include: Mone tou Hagiou Nikolaou ton Philanthropenon, Mone Diliou, Mone Eleousas, Mone tes Metamorphoses, Mone Prophetou Eliou, Mone tou Hagiou Panteleemonosand Mone tou Prodromou..Includes list of the papers read at the symposium.400p. illus.(col) bibliography. Heavy,large format volume (Weighs 3.4 kg / 7.5 lbs) . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$500.00

Byzantium

By Soisson, Pierre & Janine

Geneva: Minerva, 1977 144p. illus [some col] Bookplate of previous owner, else fine. First Thus.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$17.50

Byzantine Painting : Historical and Critical Study (Great Centuries of Painting Series)

By Grabar, Andre

New York: Skira, 1953 Large format book on Byzantine art with lovely tipped in illustrations. 203p.plates (col) bibliography. (name of previous owner on ffep, else near fine). 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$75.00

Cappadocia : Cradle of History - Goreme

By Demir, Omer

Ankara: Ajans-Turk Publishing & Printing, 1988 Interesting, well-illustrated, locally produced guide to the fantastic geology of Cappdicia as well as the history and architecture of the region. Includes some photographs of the paingings in the Greek Orthodox churches and underground chapels. Sponsored by the International Society for the Investigation of Ancient Civilizations 112 p. illus (some col) fold-out map. 3rd Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

Next >