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Medieval Church Architecture
Medieval Church Architecture
Written by Jon Cannon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812128
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Medieval Wall Paintings
Medieval Wall Paintings
Written by Roger Rosewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812937
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Medieval Wall Paintings

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

What medieval wall paintings remain in English churches tend to be shadows of their former selves – rare fragments of art that have survived not only the Reformation, but successive waves of iconoclastic zeal and unsympathetic restoration. The whitewashed walls of most parish churches belie the riot of color and decoration... Read more >
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Medieval Wall Paintings

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

What medieval wall paintings remain in English churches tend to be shadows of their former selves – rare fragments of art that have survived not only the Reformation, but successive waves of iconoclastic zeal and unsympathetic restoration. The whitewashed walls of most parish churches belie the riot of color and decoration... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Legendary Beasts of Britain
Legendary Beasts of Britain
Written by Julia Cresswell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812043
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Legendary Beasts of Britain

Written by Julia Cresswell


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $12.95

From mythical legends -dragons, unicorns, mermaids, sea serpents, griffins, yales, and wyverns -to contemporary tall-tales such as big cats on the moors and the Loch Ness Monster, the British imagination has ever been stalked by fantastic beasts. These creatures find their origins in folklore, literature, heraldry and religion and are vividly... Read more >
Medieval Heraldry

Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

Coats of arms were at first used only by kings and princes, then by their great nobles, but by the mid-13th century arms were being used extensively by the lesser nobility, knights and those who later came to be styled gentlemen. In some countries the use of arms spread even to... Read more >
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Church Misericords and Bench Ends

Written by Richard Hayman


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the have gradually become more ornately carved and decorated. Now they, along with the benches installed in parish churches in the later middle ages, are the objects... Read more >
Gargoyles and Grotesques
Gargoyles and Grotesques
Written by Alex Woodcock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808312
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Gargoyles and Grotesques

Written by Alex Woodcock


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

Gargoyles are an architectural feature designed to throw rainwater clear of the walls of a building. Widely used on medieval churches, these water spouts were often richly decorated, and fashioned as serpents' heads and other fanciful shapes. Today, the term gargoyle is also popularly applied to any carved decorative head or... Read more >
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments
Written by Sally Badham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808107
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Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments

Written by Sally Badham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $12.95

Churches contain much of the most interesting medieval sculpture in Britain. Magnificent effigies, whether of cast copper-alloy or stone, never cease to provoke awe and wonder, conjuring up glamorous images of an age of chivalry.

Among the many joys of visiting churches is the experience of discovering sculptural treasures; monuments open... Read more >
The Green Man
The Green Man
Written by Richard Hayman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807841
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The Green Man
Cathedral carved heads from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries
Written by Richard Hayman


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $12.95

Green men are figures or heads that were carved in churches, abbeys and cathedrals from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Inspired by the illustrations in book margins where heads were used to terminate trails of foliage, they were usually carved in the form of human masks, cats' or demons' heads... Read more >
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