Northumbrian Crosses of the Pre-Norman Age

By: Collingwood, WG (President of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Society)

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196pp, index, 227 illustrations. Large format, gilt spine titling on blue boards, blind-stamped decoration to front board. Minor split to spine head (5mm), otherwise general light external wear with minor rubs only. Generally light foxing mainly to endpapers and rough-cut edges, owners name to front endpaper otherwise contents VG. Slight corner creasing to a few pages. Contents cover the following topics:- I The Rude Stone Pillar; II Staff Roods; III Crossed Slabs; IV The Northumbrians and Their Crosses; V The School of Hexham; VI The Tree of Life; VII Plaits and Inscriptions; VIII Anglian Schools of Figure Carving; IX The Free-Armed Head; X Crucifixes; XI A Review of the Anglian Period; XII The Viking Age in Northumbria; XIII Anglo-Danish; XIV The Free Wheel-Head; XV Anglo-Norse; XVI Hogbacks; XVII Outcomes of Northumbrian Monumental Art.

Title: Northumbrian Crosses of the Pre-Norman Age

Author Name: Collingwood, WG (President of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Society)

Categories: History - UK,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Faber & Gwyer: 1927

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: R14872

Keywords: History Pre-Norman History Crosses Northumberland Cumberland Westmorland Northumbria Church Architecture Monumnets Inscriptions