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History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art c 500 CE to c 1400 books

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Designing English Early Literature on the Page by Daniel Wakelin Designing English Early Literature on the Page

'Designing English' is an overview of eight centuries of graphic design in manuscripts and inscriptions from the Anglo-Saxon to the early Tudor periods. With over ninety illustrations, drawn from the holdings of the Bodleian Library, this book gives a comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass by S. Fogg Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

12th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 12th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

13th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 13th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Chasuble of Thomas Becket: A Biography by Avioam Shalem, M.Ali de-Unzaga Chasuble of Thomas Becket: A Biography
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The so-called chasuble of Thomas Becket (1118-1170) is one of the most magnificent medieval textiles in the Mediterranean region. Richly illustrated with details, this volume investigates the meaning of the inscriptions and motifs, examines manufacturing techniques and the function of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Medieval Calendar Locating Time in the Middle Ages by Roger S. Wieck The Medieval Calendar Locating Time in the Middle Ages

An illustrated guide to the vigils, moveable feasts and saint's days that marked the medieval year, with all examples drawn from The Morgan Library's manuscript collection and accompanied by explanations from the collection's curator.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book by Michelle P. Brown Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book

Examinations of the use of diagrams, symbols etc. found as commentary in medieval texts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts by Sophie Page Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

From simple charms to complex and subversive rituals to summon demons, diverse forms of magic were practiced in the Middle Ages. With numerous fascinating illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval collection, Magic in Medieval Manuscripts explores the place of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts by Sophie Page Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts explores the dazzling complexity of western medieval astrology and its place in society, as revealed by a wealth of illustrated manuscripts from the British Library's rich medieval collection.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath by Natalia B. Teteriatnikov Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Mosaics in the Medieval World From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century by Liz (University of Sussex) James Mosaics in the Medieval World From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century

In this book, Liz James offers a comprehensive history of wall mosaics produced in the European and Islamic middle ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art by Beth Williamson Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art

This title was first published in 2000: Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art Materials, Power and Manipulation by Grazyna (University of Warsaw) Jurkowlaniec The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art Materials, Power and Manipulation

This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Braun/Hogenberg: Cities of the World by Stephan Fussel Braun/Hogenberg: Cities of the World


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Animal A Beastly Compendium by Valerie Sueur-Hermel, Remi Mathis Animal A Beastly Compendium
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First published in France under the title Animal A 2014, Bibliothaeque nationale de France.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Illuminated Manuscripts by Richard Hayman Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated manuscripts are among the most beautiful, precious and mysterious works of Western art. Before the printing press was invented, books were produced by hand and their illustration using brightly coloured pigments and gold embellishments was a labour of love...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculpture Representations from France, c.1100-1500 by Marian Bleeke Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculpture Representations from France, c.1100-1500

An examination of women as mothers in medieval French sculpture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Toledo Cathedral Building Histories in Medieval Castile by Tom Nickson Toledo Cathedral Building Histories in Medieval Castile


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art by Beth Williamson Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art

This was first published in 2000: Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

The Ormesby Psalter Patrons and Artists in Medieval East Anglia by Frederica C. E. Law-Turner The Ormesby Psalter Patrons and Artists in Medieval East Anglia

The Ormesby Psalter is perhaps the most magnificent yet enigmatic of the great Gothic psalters produced in East Anglia in the first half of the fourteenth century. This richly illustrated book casts an entirely new light on its history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England by Kristen (Associate Curator, Department of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Museum) Collins St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Images-Within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350) Reality and Reflexivity by Dr. Peter Bokody Images-Within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350) Reality and Reflexivity

The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

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