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Author Name    BORK, Robert; MONTGOMERY, Scott et alia. (edited by).

Title   De Re Metallica. The Uses of Metals in the Middle Ages.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Ashgate, Aldershot:, 2005. 0

Seller ID   4324

Small royal 8vo., pp xxii, 420, [6] 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

Price = 76.00 GBP



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