Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition (September 20, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
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Surely the best way to understand the twelfth and thirteenth centuries is to see these visual images of faith and biblical reference. These Canterbury figures were, as we all know, the "faith" books of the English nation of that time combined with the preaching of the clergy. These beautiful and richly colored figures of the Testament from a time of English pilgrimage teach us still.
Just purchased this book at the Getty museum for $25 after we saw these beautiful stained glass windows in person. The book does a great job illustrating with full photographs and great detail for a first timer like me to understand the relevance of Canterbury cathedral and St. Albans psalter. definitely cheaper! Well keep that in mind next time. but this book is a great book for anyone interested in canterbury
A beautiful volume with images and text not available anywhere else. This is a great addition to my medieval mss book library. Love it!
Full of the magnificence of masters of stained glass. Will want to make you return to Canterbury to discover wonders you likely missed on that quick tour.
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