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A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, 1257-130

By: Antonia Gransden

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03857

ISBN: 1783270268

Condition: Fine


St Edmund's Abbey was one of the most highly privileged and wealthiest religious houses in medieval England, one closely involved with the central government; its history is an integral part of English history. This book, the second of two volumes, offers a magisterial and comprehensive account of the Abbey during the latter part of the thirteenth century, based primarily on evidence in the abbey's records. This is a fine , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Rise and Fall od the Medieval Monastery

By: Christopher Brooke

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04167

Condition: Fine


This is a fascinating history of the monastic buildings throughout Britain and Europe. Illustrated with black & white and colour photographs. A very good, clean tight copy. View more info

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The story of Bisham Abbey.

By: Compton, Piers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames Valley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02125

ISBN: 090029406X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first full history of Bisham Abbey ever to be written.The author has drawn on manorial and contemporary papers to write Bisham's full history. There is a small tear of 2mm to the top of the spine. View more info

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The Arts in Early England: Ecclesiastical architecture in England from the conversion of the Saxons to the Norman Conquest.

By: G.Baldwin Brown M.A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, John Murry Publishers Ltd: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04227

Condition: Good


This book looks at and studies the ecclesiastical architecture in England from the conversion of the Saxons to the Norman Conquest. It is illustrated throughout with line drawings and fold-out maps. The Blue hardboards are worn on the edges at the top and bottom and down the spine and also on the corners. The text block is rough cut and on the front end paper is a name scribbled out in ink. View more info

A Thousand Years of the English Parish: Medieval Patterns and Modern Interpretations

By: Jones, Anthea

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Windrush Press Ltd.: 2000

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 01999

ISBN: 1900624508

Condition: Very Good


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The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture

By: Murray, Peter and Linda.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03427

ISBN: 0198661657

Condition: Fine


This book is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. Richly illustrated this Companion combines general essays on the periods and styles important in the history of Christian art with hundreds of shorter entries that describe specific works, artists, themes, and visual images and which give the reader practical guidance on where in Europe to locate the works described. There is very light shelf-wear to the d/j. View more info

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Brass rubbing.

By: Norris , Malcolm.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02362

ISBN: 0330250957

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to Brasses and Brass rubbing ,fully illustrated in black and white. There is some delamination to the plastic covering on the cover. View more info

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France Romane XIe Siecle

By: Oursel Raymond

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Zodiaque: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01534

ISBN: 2736901711

Condition: Very Good


This book is written in french throughout and is full of colour and black and white photographs.It comes in a slipcase. View more info

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How To Read A Church

By: Richard Taylor

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Rider & Co: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03858

ISBN: 1844132382

Condition: Fine


How to Read a Church, is for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral. It explains the significance of church layout, the symbolism of key scenes and the importance of details such as the use of colours and letters. As well as exploring recurring motifs, it looks at how to 'read' the priest and the congregation, and considers the ways in which churches reflect the Christian year. The D/W has been priced clipped. A fine , clean and tight copy. View more info

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England's Thousand Best Churches

By: Simon Jenkins

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03777

ISBN: 0140297952

Condition: Very Good


With excellent pictures by Paul Barker, and mouthwatering descriptions of Simon Jenkins , this book is the ideal companion for anyone interested in churches and their architecture. There is creasing to the front corners of the cover. A tight , clean copy View more info

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The Cathedrals of France

By: T. Francis Bumpus

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, T. Werner Laurie, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03975

Condition: Good


The fore edge and base of the text block is rough cut and the blue board show wear to tis edges, and there is light staining to the front past-down. The D/w also shows wear to its edges and there is a tear down the hinge of the spine. it is also covered in plastic. View more info