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The Mediaeval Mind: 2 Volume Set a History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in the Middle Ages, Fourth Edition. 2 Volumes Complete

By: Taylor, Henry Osborn

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 7816

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; 8.60 X 6 X 3.20 inches; 603, 620 pages; 2 volume hard cover set has typical former library book markings, as well as stamps on all sides of text block. Bumping, rubbing, sunning. Overall, pages are very clean and tight. Covers are green with gold lettering on spine. "Henry Osborn Taylor (1856–1941) was the author of works on ancient and medieval history". View more info

Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs

By: Thompson, J. Eric S.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1985

Seller ID: 6412

ISBN: 0806105208

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


1985 printing. Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated in b/w. "...comprises 370 affixes; 356 main signs other than portraits, but including animals; 88 portraits; and 48 glyphs in the dubious 'purgatory' group--a total of 862 signs...explains how he gathered the glyphs, what use he has made of previously published materials, and the reasons for the present arrangement..." Sources o... View more info

The Mediaeval [sic] Face [The Medieval Face]

By: Tomlinson, Amanda

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1974

Seller ID: 165

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover is heavy, glazed black paper, with white lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight, with signs of nominal use. Has 48 b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. Preface written by John Hayes. "Portraiture, in the accepted sense, did not form part of the repertoire of the majority of mediaeval artists...this exhibition emphasizes the change which took place over several centuries, in the way in which artists in various media saw and presented both th... View more info

Introduction to English Glassware to 1900

By: Truman, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Owing Mills, MD, Stemmer House Pub: 1985

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5529

ISBN: 0880450398

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is glazed boards. Spine is black with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Blue and white monochrome illustrated end pages. Originally published by HMSO in 1984. Extensively illustrated with 42 color and b/w photographs. "...mention of vessels can be found as early as the 14th century. Venetian-style glass was introduced into England in the 16th century....The development of lead crystal by George Ravenscroft at the end of the 17th century establishe... View more info

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 1996.

By: Wendie, Shaffer., Cathy Brickwood and Shaffer's English. (Editors and translators).

Price: $27.50

Publisher: The European Fine Art Foundation: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5421

ISBN: 9075375034

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. This is the exhibition catalogue for the European Fine Art Foundation, 9-17 March, 1996, in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Sections are written by various experts. Sections are: Vermeer: his Clents, his Patrons and his Admirers; Highlights from a Private Collection; Searching for Eden: the Primal Urge in Modern Art; Villa Reale--the Tuscan Villa where Elisa Bonaparte Held Court; King Willem ... View more info

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt From Prehistory to Late Antiquity

By: Wilfong, T G

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology: 1997

Seller ID: 7690

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 10; 103 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, bumping. Some pages have pencil notations on them. Exhibiton catalogue for 14 March--15 June 1997. Extensively illustrated with 96+ photographs of items and people. "The Kelsey Museum houses a collection of nearly 100,000 ancient and medieval objects from the civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Near East in the new state-of-the-art William E. Upjohn Exhibit Win... View more info

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Wooden Images Misericords and Medieval England

By: Wood, Juanita

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5393

ISBN: 0838637795

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 163 b/w photographs. "...images carved on the underside of medieval choir stalls in the churches and cathedrals of England in the 13th through 16th centuries, this work provides a spirited examination of the social history of ordinary men and women during the late medieval period.....Unlike the ruling class...this larger segment of the populati... View more info

Image for Wooden Images  Misericords and Medieval England

Wooden Images Misericords and Medieval England

By: Wood, Juanita

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5394

ISBN: 0838637795

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with 163 b/w photographs. "...images carved on the underside of medieval choir stalls in the churches and cathedrals of England in the 13th through 16th centuries, this work provides a spirited examination of the social history of ordinary men and women during the late medieval period.....Unlike the ruling class...this larger segment of the populati... View more info

China: A Great Country In The East [English And Chinese Language Edition] 4 Volume Set in Slipcase

By: Ying Zhang

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Beijing Language & Culture University Press,China: 2002

Seller ID: 6060

ISBN: 7561909330

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


4 volumes, each covering a different aspect of Chinese culture and life. Each volume is soft cover; a purple, blue, yellow or green top on each of the different volumes. Slipcase has pictures, English language title in black lettering, along with Chinese language title in white pictographs. This is a NEW set, still has that new book smell. Each volume has 73 pages, and is lavishly illustrated with brilliant, color photographs. Volumes are: I, Homeland of the Dragon; II, ... View more info