BORK, Robert; MONTGOMERY, Scott et alia. (edited by).
Title De Re Metallica. The Uses of Metals in the Middle Ages.
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Ashgate, Aldershot:, 2005. 0
Seller ID 4324
Small royal 8vo., pp xxii, 420,  blank and with 122 photographic illustrations mostly taken by the authors, 12 tables. Publisher's scarlet bookcloth heavily decorated and titled in gilt. A fine copy. Introduction: The Middle Ages as metal ages. Gold in the ground or just rust in the dust: measuring wealth by metalwork in Anglo Saxon graves - Gale R. Owen-Crocker; "Brightness in a time of dark": The Production of Ornamental Metalwork in 9th Century Northumbria - Gabor Thomas; Display of Scandinavian Migration Period Bracteates and Other Pendant Jewelry as a Reflection of Prestige and Identity - Nancy L. Wicker; A Viking Age Brooch Fragment From Recent Excavations at Temple Bar West, Dublin - Niamh Whitfield; Breaking the Mould: A Re-evaluation of Viking-Age Mould-Making Techniques for Oval Brooches Michèle Hayeur Smith; A Thirteenth-Century Signet Ring and its Inscriptions: Between Identity and Power, Magic and Prophylaxis - Elisabeth Antoine; The Savernake Horn: An Oliphant Adorned with Metal - John Cherry and etc. In all 23 individual papers.
medieval, middle ages science technology, engineering