Title Ars Sacra, 800-1200 Second Edition (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition new
Publisher New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1995
0300060483 / 9780300060485
Seller ID 194
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995. Hardcover. New/new. Brand new, flawless copy still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience in offering fine books for discriminating readers. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The magnificent bronze doors of Hildesheim Cathedral, the ivory, gold, enamelled and bejewelled book covers made to contain superbly illuminated manuscripts, the startling reliquary caskets made in the shape of the part of the body supposed to be contained within them - these and other sacred objects were contained within church treasuries and cloisters in the early Middle Ages in Europe. This book traces the development of these so-called Minor Arts and the major role they played alongside the other pictorial arts and architectural sculpture of the period. Dust jacket present.