New York, The New American Library: 1964
Seller ID: 004878
Binding: Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)
24 pages text followed by 28 plates, some double-page. Bibliography. A Mentor-Unesco Art Book published by arrangement with UNESCO.The author "discusses the historical forces that affected Czech and Slovak political and cultural life during the Middle Ages, shows how this turbulent section of Middle Europe was the crossroad between East and West and explains the special characteristics of Bohemian art with explicit, detailed descriptions of the miniature paintings." Clean throughout; binding square and tight. View More...
51 pages; numerous illustrations, all b&w. A small introduction to Curtea Veche but packed with information and illustrations. The history, with illustrations, begins with the 16th-century and moves forward to the end of a restoration in 1935. Plates occupy pp. 16-31. Clean throughout; tight binding. English language. View More...