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The Medieval Carver
Mary Desiree Anderson's The Medieval Carver was first published in 1935. Featuring 22 individual photographic plates, the volume describes and classifies both English and French Gothic art, and takes its examples of medieval English carvings from the length and breadth of the country. The author als..
₦ 10,091
Animal Carvings in British Churches
First published in 1938, M. D. Anderson's Animal Carvings in British Churches examines the medieval craft of animal carving by bringing together examples of various types, considering their sources, and describing the legends associated with them. Included in the study are 'fabulous creatures and hu..
₦ 9,453
The Lewis Collection of Gems and Rings in the Possession of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Containing an introductory essay on ancient gems, J. H. Middleton's work of 1892 catalogues the extensive and fascinating collection of engraved gems at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Middleton, who was a Professor of Fine Art and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, describes how the collection ..
₦ 9,453
Italian Maiolica
Maiolica is a type of tin-glazed earthenware associated particularly with the Renaissance, when its colourful decoration was at its peak. It was made in Italy from the thirteenth century and is still in use today. This book provides an introduction to the history of maiolica, a glossary, and a bibli..
₦ 11,684
This lavishly illustrated book brings together a selection of English and Continental samplers of outstanding quality and interest. The selection includes examples from the fifteenth century to the twentieth, showing the development of techniques and changing fashions in design. It brings alive the ..
₦ 17,744
Italian Maiolica and Incised Slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum
This catalogue of Italian maiolica and incised slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, gives detailed information on over 500 objects in the collection, which was formed between 1904 and 1991. It includes medieval, Renaissance and later maiolica. The history of the collection is fully describ..
₦ 43,881
English Pottery
The books in this series provide a convenient and accessible introduction to subjects within the applied arts. Drawing examples from the world-famous collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum, they furnish the reader with a wide variety of information on many different types and forms and illustrate som..
₦ 11,684
Roubiliac's Work at Trinity College Cambridge
First published in 1924, Katherine A. Esdaile's study of Roubiliac (1702–1762) provides a fascinating insight into the work of this great late-baroque sculptor, who was born in France but spent most of his working life in England. The Introduction outlines the history behind the world-renowned colle..
₦ 8,178
₦ 19,019