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Harvey, John

The Gothic world 1100-1600. A survey of architecture and art.

London, Batsford 1950.

Reference: 14281
Price: £25 [convert currency]

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Large 8vo. xii+160pp, photo frontispiece, photo ills on 39 plates, numerous text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper defective at spine and outer corners). Brian Housden’s copy, with his ink ownership inscription 7 February 1951.

A scarcer companion volume to Harvey’s earlier pioneering study ‘Gothic England. A survey of national culture 1300-1550’. It discusses the development of the Gothic style across national frontiers, and records designers and craftsmen named in contemporary records.