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CHARTRES : Grodecki, Louis. Chartres [The History & The Legends]. , New York, Harcourt Brace 1963.

Elephant Folio [c.45 x 35 cms], quarter linen gilt over gilt boards, colour illustrated slip-case. C.pp216, neat little booklabel on endpaper, couple of corners triflingly nudged, some slight splitting of slip-case in couple of places along joints [this is a massively heavy book to be contained in a card slip-case], an excellent copy of this superb book. Stunningly illustrated : includes 123 b&w illustrations + 33 tipped-in colour plates : superbly printed by Draeger in France. 'Chartres has now been brilliantly captured in an extraordinary and breathtaking book. In this stunning volume ... the sculptured beauty of the cathedral and its architecture is portrayed ... The radiant tones of its famous stained-glass windows are brought to life ... The eloquent text relates the history and the legends that surround Chartres ... The splendour of the reproductions in this outstanding volume convey ... the grandeur of this pinnacle of religious art' [Publisher's Flyer]. (Book ref. 9066 )  £ 120.00

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