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Enduring relics of an earlier time, the solid wooden chests and carved chairs found in England's churches each have their own story to tell. ...Show synopsisEnduring relics of an earlier time, the solid wooden chests and carved chairs found in England's churches each have their own story to tell. Originally published in 1929, Ancient Church Chests and Chairs is a guide to some of the more notable examples of medieval furniture found in Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey and parts of Norfolk. From the grandest abbey to the most humble parish church, Fred Roe uncovers the fascinating history behind each chest or chair's design, decoration and inscription. With detailed drawings and photographs and a chronological index of the objects featured, Ancient Church Chests and Chairs is an illuminating and highly readable guide to the hidden treasures of England's churches.Hide synopsis
Description:Ex Library copy. Gilt library stamp on front cover. No dust...Ex Library copy. Gilt library stamp on front cover. No dust jacket. Edges of covers a little rubbed. A good clean firm copy Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Description:VG/VG. 11.25x9 Church furniture in the churches of Middlesex,...VG/VG. 11.25x9 Church furniture in the churches of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, kent and Surrey, by a leading authority on old oak furniture. Foreword by C Reginald Grundy. 130 pages, 95 illustrations by the author, both photographs and drawings. Endpaper maps. Book in very good condition. D/w has a little shelfwear to some corners and is slightly age darkened, otherwise also very good.
Description:Good in Fair jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. viii-xii. 130pp....Good in Fair jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. viii-xii. 130pp. plus 7pp selected list of illustrated books relating to decoration. illustrated, maps to eps. chunk missing from d/j at top end by spine, d/j in mylar and well protected.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. D.j. in mylar...Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. D.j. in mylar protector. Rose colored cloth boards; title in gilt on spine, stamped in black on front board. 130 pages, index, 8 page publishers catalog at back of book. Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings. End paper maps. Interesting look at old church furnishings in the home counties around London.
Description:140pp quarto with a photo frontis and many photo-plates....140pp quarto with a photo frontis and many photo-plates. Original cloth gilt. Library stamps to title and National Library bookplate to endpapers. Else fine.
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