MEDIEVAL ORNAMENT: Book and CD


MEDIEVAL ORNAMENT: Book and CD

CLARA SCHMIDT    Book Number: 85947    Product format: Paperback

Ornate scrollwork, engraved copper, French gold work, candlesticks in bronze, decorated reliquaries, beautiful enamelled earthenware tiles, painted ceilings, keystones, 14th and 15th century military helmets, sacerdotal garments and maniples from religious orders, gargoyles, capitals from the tops of columns, a baptismal font from the Flemish school 15th century are among the superb Gothic sculpted ornaments in this fine collection. Illuminated initials and capital letters adorned and intertwined with animals and heavy with symbolism, there is an Uncial alphabet from the German school 14th century on page 145 and a fine example of Italian calligraphy from the 15th century on page 119. All could be easily traced, but best of all every illustration in the book is stored on a CD Rom disc for use on Mac or PC in high resolution TIFF format, ready to use. Large square softback, illus throughout. 124pp.
Bibliophile price: £4.00


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ISBN 9782914199575
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