Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
PRAGUE.  GREAT CENTERS OF ART SERIES., Denkstein, Vladimir and Kotalik, Jiri, edited and with an introduction by.   Jarmila Brozova, Jarmila Jindrova, Emanuel Poche, Jaromir Neumann, Jan Durdik, Emma Urbankova.

Author Name    Denkstein, Vladimir and Kotalik, Jiri, edited and with an introduction by. Jarmila Brozova, Jarmila Jindrova, Emanuel Poche, Jaromir Neumann, Jan Durdik, Emma Urbankova.

Title   PRAGUE. GREAT CENTERS OF ART SERIES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First American Edition

Publisher   Montclair, N.J. Abner Schram 1979

ISBN Number    0839002254 / 9780839002253

Seller ID   29751

252 pp, 13 1/2" H. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers. In publisher's original plain cardboard slipcase. B&w and colour reproductions. "(A) stunning exhibition of the city's mag-nificent art treasures. Compiled by the directors of Prague's National Museum and National Gallery, this important and eye-filling work is a rich cornucopia which art historians, students of central Europe, and travelers to the historic city may sample with profit and pleasure. Itself an art treasure with its ancient buildings, historic monuments, and panoramic views, 'the city of a hundred towers' is home to notable collections of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and objects d'art dating from Charles IV and even earlier. Reflecting Prague's position at the heart of Europe along centuries-old trade routes, these collections encompass the continent's many schools of art, architecture, and handicrafts and repre-sent a distillation of Prague's turbulent thousand-year history. Modern scholarship, including some extraordinary scholarly detective work on the Prague Castle Gallery collection, has uncovered, restored, and made available to experts and public alike many little-known treasures. Equally impressive are collections of early art, coins, astronomical instruments, and Bohemian and modern Czechoslovak glass and porcelain. History of church and state can be glimpsed in the art of stone-cutters, goldsmith and silversmiths, weavers and embroiderers, and masters of illuminated manu-scripts." Contents: Introduction; National Museum; National Gallery; Museum of Decorative Arts; Museum of the City of Prague; Treasury of St. Vitus' Cathedral; Prague Castle Gallery; State Jewish Museum; Military Museum; Illuminated Manuscripts in Prague Libraries. Slight toning to edges of text block, light toning in margins of illustration pages. Dust jacket has a small faint water mark at the bottom of the spine, very light browning at edges, very small stain on rear panel. Slipcase has minor edge wear, light browning at edges.

Price = 50.00 USD


Also available.
AKENFIELD: PORTRAIT OF AN ENGLISH VILLAGE.
Blythe, Ronald.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WALDEN, OR LIFE IN THE WOODS., Thoreau, Henry David.  Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby.
WALDEN, OR LIFE IN THE WOODS.
Thoreau, Henry David. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby.
400.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

WITH THE GUARDS WE SHALL GO: A GUARDSMAN'S LETTERS IN THE CRIMEA, 1854-1855.
Mabell, Countess of Airlie. (Strange Jocelyn.)
50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE PERFECT GENTLEMAN; OR, ETIQUETTE AND ELOQUENCE. A BOOK OF INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO BECOME BRILLIANT OR CONSPICUOUS IN GENERAL SOCIETY, OR AT PARTIES, DINNERS, OR POPULAR GATHERINGS.
A Gentleman.
70.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

POEMS OF SPENSER., Yeats, W.B., selected and introduced by.  Edmund Spenser.
POEMS OF SPENSER.
Yeats, W.B., selected and introduced by. Edmund Spenser.
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

POEMS OF SHELLEY., Collins, John Churton, selected and introduced by.  Percy Bysshe Shelley.
POEMS OF SHELLEY.
Collins, John Churton, selected and introduced by. Percy Bysshe Shelley.
100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BEULAH / TOMMY / 952 KING: A CHRISTMAS EVE STORY.  3 VOLUMES., Krause, Karl H.
BEULAH / TOMMY / 952 KING: A CHRISTMAS EVE STORY. 3 VOLUMES.
Krause, Karl H.
250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SELECTED POEMS.
Aiken, Conrad.
175.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF SCOTLAND AND ENGLISH PRINCESSES CONNECTED WITH THE REGAL SUCCESSION OF GREAT BRITAIN.  8 VOLUMES BOUND IN 4.  (VOLUMES I-VIII COMPLETE.), Strickland, Agnes.
LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF SCOTLAND AND ENGLISH PRINCESSES CONNECTED WITH THE REGAL SUCCESSION OF GREAT BRITAIN. 8 VOLUMES BOUND IN 4. (VOLUMES I-VIII COMPLETE.)
Strickland, Agnes.
275.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A FINAL RECKONING: A TALE OF BUSH LIFE IN AUSTRALIA., Henty, G.A.
A FINAL RECKONING: A TALE OF BUSH LIFE IN AUSTRALIA.
Henty, G.A.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

GOSHAWK SQUADRON., Robinson, Derek.
GOSHAWK SQUADRON.
Robinson, Derek.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: AN AGONY IN EIGHT FITS.  SYLVIE AND BRUNO., Carroll, Lewis.  (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.)
THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: AN AGONY IN EIGHT FITS. SYLVIE AND BRUNO.
Carroll, Lewis. (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.)
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@CapricornBooks.ca
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie