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Art of the Byzantine era by  David Talbot (1903-1972) Rice - Paperback - 2nd Edition - 1977 - from MW Books Ltd. and Biblio.co.uk

Art of the Byzantine era

by Rice, David Talbot (1903-1972)

Condition: Very good paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.


London: Thames and Hudson, 1977. 2nd Edition. Very good paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.. Physical description: 286 p. : ill. (some col.) plans. ; 22 cm. Notes: Includes index. Illus. (some col.) incl. plans and map. Bibliography: p. 267-268. Includes inscription from previous owner. Summary: One of the greatest authorities in the field chronicles the opulence of Byzantine art from the reign of Justinian (527-565) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. With plates that depict stupendous architectural works, frescoes, mosaics, chalices and bejeweled gospel covers, to name a few, the book provides a masterly survey of an art of magnificence and power. Drawing on extensive scholarly research as well as his own travels to the rock churches of Cappadocia and Cicilia, the monastic communities in the mountains of northern Greece and Yugoslavia, and the author illuminates the astounding works of art within a culture that celebrated art as material proof of their dominance over the Mediterranean states. 247 illus., 64 in color. Subjects: Art, Byzantine — History. Architecture. Mural painting and decoration. Christian art and symbolism — PHOTOGRAPHY / General. Genre: Bibliography. Illustrated text.
  • Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. IE (IE)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 246327
  • Title: Art of the Byzantine era
  • Author: Rice, David Talbot (1903-1972)
  • Book condition: Used - Very good paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0500200041
  • ISBN 13: 9780500200049
  • Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1977


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