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Treasures of Westminster Abbey (edició 2023)

de Tony Trowles (Autor)

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Westminster Abbey has a history stretching back over a thousand years. Founded as a Benedictine monastery in the mid-tenth century, it is the coronation church where monarchs have been crowned amid great splendour since 1066. The present church, begun by Henry III in 1245, is a treasure house of architectural and artistic achievement on which each succeeding century has left its mark. The medieval and Renaissance tombs within the Abbey, though among the most important in Europe, form only a small part of the extraordinary collection of gravestones, memorials and monumental sculpture for which it has long been famous. Ranging from the thirteenth-century shrine of St Edward and the Renaissance splendour of Henry VII's Lady Chapel, to the literary memorials of Poets' Corner and the statues of twentieth-century martyrs on the Abbey's west front, this book describes the stained glass, furniture, sculpture, textiles, wallpaintings and many other historic artefacts found within this remarkable church. AUTHOR: Tony Trowles is head of the Abbey Collection and librarian at Westminster Abbey, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He has worked on several previous guidebooks to the Abbey and is the compiler of A Bibliography of Westminster Abbey (2005),a reference guide to publications about the Abbey church and its history. SELLING POINTS: * New edition of this exploration of one of Brtiain's greatest buildings * A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated survey of Westminster Abbey's art treasures 180 colour images… (més)
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Títol:Treasures of Westminster Abbey
Autors:Tony Trowles (Autor)
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Having visited Westminster Abbey in person on a recent trip to London you can find these books at any major historical or tourist site. The books make a great souvenir as they give a ton of historical information and in addition they are beautifully illustrated. Since you are not really allowed to take photos inside the book helps you remember all the unforgettable things inside this great historical place. You would reference this book many times as reminder of a great trip or great info for someone planning a trip to London. ( )
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Westminster Abbey has a history stretching back over a thousand years. Founded as a Benedictine monastery in the mid-tenth century, it is the coronation church where monarchs have been crowned amid great splendour since 1066. The present church, begun by Henry III in 1245, is a treasure house of architectural and artistic achievement on which each succeeding century has left its mark. The medieval and Renaissance tombs within the Abbey, though among the most important in Europe, form only a small part of the extraordinary collection of gravestones, memorials and monumental sculpture for which it has long been famous. Ranging from the thirteenth-century shrine of St Edward and the Renaissance splendour of Henry VII's Lady Chapel, to the literary memorials of Poets' Corner and the statues of twentieth-century martyrs on the Abbey's west front, this book describes the stained glass, furniture, sculpture, textiles, wallpaintings and many other historic artefacts found within this remarkable church. AUTHOR: Tony Trowles is head of the Abbey Collection and librarian at Westminster Abbey, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He has worked on several previous guidebooks to the Abbey and is the compiler of A Bibliography of Westminster Abbey (2005),a reference guide to publications about the Abbey church and its history. SELLING POINTS: * New edition of this exploration of one of Brtiain's greatest buildings * A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated survey of Westminster Abbey's art treasures 180 colour images

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