By Madeline Harrison Caviness
London   British Academy, Oxford University Press
12.5" by 10" xxv, [6], 2-352pp,[6], 224, [3]
A beautifully illustrated work on the windows of Christ Church Cathedral in Canterbury. Illustrated, with numerous colour and black and white plates.
By Madeline Harrison Caviness

1981 The Windows of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury

London   British Academy, Oxford University Press
12.5" by 10" xxv, [6], 2-352pp,[6], 224, [3]
A beautifully illustrated work on the windows of Christ Church Cathedral in Canterbury. Illustrated, with numerous colour and black and white plates.
£175.00
: 4kgs / : 630L6

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First Edition, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work. Limited edition, number 261 of 1000 copies numbered for sale. Illustrated, with eighteen colour images and 224 black and white plates. This work is 'Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi' Great Britain volume II. However the work is complete in itself. Collated, complete. This is an extensive look at the architecture and art of the Canterbury Christ Church Cathedral. to this work Caviness examines the religious and historical significance of the windows which helps to tell the tale of the Religious history of England. The author of this work, Professor Madeline Harrison Caviness is a reputable scholar of medieval studies, who has penned many works regarding manuscripts and glass. The study for this work took ten years, which can be seen through the comprehensive and thorough nature of this book.

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In a full cloth binding. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

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