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The Rose Window: Splendor and Symbol

by Cowen, Painton

First Edition

Price: $125.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 017534
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0500511748
  • ISBN 13: 9780500511749
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 2005
  • Keywords: NOTRE DAME CHARTRES REIMS STRASBOURG

London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. First edition. Folio. Cloth binding, 276 pp. Illustrated profusely, almost all in color. Painton Cowen has dedicated his life to the study of rose windows. Here he presents the world's best-known rose windows in over 300 new photographs and line drawings-Paris (Notre Dame), Chartres, Reims, Strasbourg, Cologne, Florence, Siena, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Maria del Mar, and New York's St. John the Divine, as well as many lesser-known, but no less astonishing, examples. Extremely interesting chapter on geometry. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. Illus. by Illustrated. Folio.