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The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, with Introduction and Commentaries

By: Catherine of Cleves; Plummer, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Braziller, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 2285685

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Publisher's insert and erratum slip laid in. Slipcase label lightly toned with minor nick to corner. 1966 Hard Cover. 359, [1] pp. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 6. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase. Numerous beautiful color plates throughout. When this magnificent volume first appeared in 1966, it was celebrated for its extraordinary beauty. Illustrating one of the great art treasures of the world, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is a fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript containing a series of some of the most beautiful illustrations of the Bible ever made. Many of the grea... View more info

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Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

By: King, Ross

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 1857325

ISBN: 0142003697

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: The Summons; The Conspiracy; The Warrior Pope; Penance; Painting in the Wet; The Design; The Assistants; The House of Buonarroti; The Fountains of the Great Deep; Competition; A Great Quandary; The Flaying of Marsyas; True Colors; He Shall Build the Temple of the Lord; Family Business; Laocoon; The Golden Age; The School of Athens; Forbidden Fruit; The Barbarous Multitudes; Bologna Redux; The World's Game; A New and Wonderful Manner of Painting; The First and Supreme Creator; The Expulsion of Heliodorus; The Monster of Ravenna; Many Strange Forms... View more info

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Primitive Religion (The Universal Library)

By: Lowie, Robert H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1952

Seller ID: 2289819

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, wrappers lightly rubbed, ink name on title page. 1952 Trade Paperback. xxii, 378 pp. A brilliant study that bares the essential meanings in the spiritual experiences of primitive peoples. Fascinating details of magic, animism, women and religions, folk lore, fetishism, sex in religion, religion in art. View more info

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Stained Glass of the Early Fourteenth Century From the Church of Koenigsfelden

By: Stettler, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Iris Books / Oxford University Press: 1949

Seller ID: 2291188

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Boards very lightly toned, ink name and date on front free endpaper. 1949 Large Hardcover. 16 tipped in color plates, 6 tipped in black-and-white illustrations. Königsfelden Monastery boats a set of 14th-century stained glass windows which are considered to be some of the most valuable in Switzerland. View more info