First American edition bound in green cloth with gold lettering. A fin e copy in a near fine dust jacket. Mild bump to the base of the dust j acket's spine. 400+ color plates. 4to (13.25 X 11.50") size, 421 pages . Shipping weight is approximately ten pounds. Additional shipping co sts will apply to international orders. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Great Altarpieces: Gothic and Renaissance
Publisher: Vendome Press
Publication Date: 2002
Edition: 1st American Edition.
Book Description Vendome Press, New York, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. Some of the most resplendent art ever produced by European civilization emerged in the 15th century in a format known as the 'polyptych', a grandly scaled, multi-part devotional painting that often can be closed upon itself, thanks to its hinged and movable wings, which are almost invariably painted of both surface, exterior as well as interior. With more than 400 illustrations in full color. Seller Inventory # 25540
Book Description N.Y., 2002. 421 pp. Col. ills. Hardcover, d./j. Seller Inventory # 278216