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Inhaltsangabe: A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles
A listing of the various examples of monumental brass to be found in the British Isles. "Monumental brass is a species of engraved sepulchral memorial which in the early part of the 13th century began to partially take the place of three-dimensional monuments and effigies carved in stone or wood. Made of hard latten or sheet brass, let into the pavement, and thus forming no obstruction in the space required for the services of the church, they speedily came into general use, and continued to be a favourite style of Besides their great value as historical monuments, they are interesting as authentic contemporary evidence of the varieties of armour and costume, or the peculiarities of palaeography and heraldic designs, and they are often the only authoritative records of the intricate details of family history. Although the intrinsic value of the metal has unfortunately contributed to the wholesale spoliation of these interesting monuments, they are still found in remarkable profusion in England, and they were at one time equally common in France, Germany and the Low Countries. In France, however, those that survived the troubles of the 16th century were totally swept away during the reign of terror, and almost the only evidence of their existence is now supplied by the collection of drawings bequeathed by Gough to the Bodleian Library. The fine memorials of the royal house of Saxony in the cathedrals of Meißen and Freiberg are the most artistic and striking brasses in Germany. Among the 13th century examples existing in German churches are the full-length memorials of Yso von Welpe, bishop of Verden (1231), and of Bernard, bishop of Paderborn (1340). Many fine Flemish specimens exist in Belgium, especially at Bruges. Only two or three examples, and these of late date, are known in Scotland, among which are the memorials of Alexander Cockburn (1564) at Ormiston; of the regent Murray (1569) in the col...
Titel: List of Monumental Brasses in the British ...
Verlag: Monumental Brass Society
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Headley Brothers Ltd for The Monumental Brass Society, London, 1964. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. No Jacket. Hardback, without dust jacket. Complete one volume edition. Original blue boards. In fair to good condition. The front inner hinge has been reinforced at the title page. Significant foxing to endpapers. Lighter foxing to other prelims and to outer closed textblock edges. No names or inscriptions. A solid reading / reference copy. pp. xvi, 849. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 105430
Buchbeschreibung The Monumental Brass Society, London, 1964. HardBack. Buchzustand: Good. Includes an appendix to the list. Contents are good, clean & sound. Dk. blue cloth boards, front hinge shaken, & wear to extremities. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 100095683
Buchbeschreibung London The Monumental Brass Society, 1964. Blue cloth gilt. One page torn to margin. A very good copy. pp. xvi, 849. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 20681
Buchbeschreibung Headley Brothers LTD for Monumental Brass Society, 1964. Buchzustand: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP92938339
Buchbeschreibung Headley Brothers, 1926. 8vo 718pp, cloth, hinges pulled, front end paper slightly marked, G Autographed Letter from author loosely inserted. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 13747
Buchbeschreibung Headley, London, 1964. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 3rd Edition. Comprehensible list, the book is in very clean condition, the boards have slight wear and the title is faded. This contains the 1938 Appendix. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001037
Buchbeschreibung Headley Brothers, 1938. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. paginated 719 - 849 pages contents clean and tight with no inscriptions .Publishers cloth clean and tight with no splits or marks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001861
Buchbeschreibung Monumenta Brass Society, London, 1964. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. 1st Edition. xvi 849pp hardback, blue cloth gilt, some marks to covers, ownership signature, good (consists of the List and Appendix issued as a single volume). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 045344
Buchbeschreibung headley Bros, London, 1926. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1st edition in Blue boards, boards scuffed and worn corners bumped and some fraying, spine beginning to split, some foxing to prelims.718pp. Comprehensive list of the memorial brasses found in the British Isles, based upon the 1861 work of Herbert Haines but with additions. With a detailed Index over 126 pages, some annotation to text, included two typed rather scholarly essays on Monumental Brasses in Cornwall etc, presumably by the previous owner Emile De St. Paer-Gotch. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000627
Buchbeschreibung LONDON HEADLEY BROS. FOR THE MONUMENTAL BRASS SOCIETY, 1964. REPRINT IN ONE VOLUME (CONTAINS THE APPENDIX). ORIGINAL BLUE CLOTH WITH 849 PAGES. A VERY GOOD COPY. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 28315