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Medieval Dress and Textiles In Britain: a Multilingual Sourcebook. Ed. By Louise M. Sylvester Et Al. Boydell Press, Boydell & Brewer Ltd, Woodbridge, 2014. Published in the U.S.A. by Boydell & Brewer Inc., Rochester. Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles. 424 pp. 26 x 19 cm. ISSN 2044-351X ISBN 9781843839323 In English.

Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 300 A.D.-1400, 1400-1600 — Textile/Fiber Arts, Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 162011
Hardcover $99.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.
THE BASILICA OF ST. FRANCIS IN ASSISI. Translation of La Basilica di San Francesco ad Assisi (Franco Cosimo Panini Editore, Modena, 2011). Ed. by Gianfranco Malafarina. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2014. Published in association with Casa Editrice Francescana Assisi, and Sacro Convento, Friars Minor Conventual, Assisi. Published in the U.S.A. by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 324 pp. with 335 col. ills. 31 x 31 cm. LC 2014-932773 ISBN 9780500517680 In English.
Publisher's description: The Upper Basilica is perhaps most famed for its sequence of frescoes that celebrate the life and teachings of St. Francis, attributed to Giotto and his workshop, while Cimabue and his followers were responsible for a series of dramatic scenes from the Old and New Testaments. The Lower Basilica, meanwhile, has been expanded through the addition of several magnificent chapels; their titular saints are commemorated with great imagination and immediacy in works by artists including Simone Martini and Pietro Lorenzetti. This book takes its readers on a guided tour of this magnificent complex, aided by a wealth of beautiful photographs. Rarely seen details allow the personal imprints of the artists to shine through, and demonstrate that beyond their diversity of styles, they were all united by a desire to mirror reality while maintaining a sense of the spiritual and the sublime. This unmatched artistic heritage marks a revolutionary era in the flowering of Italian art.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 300 A.D.-1400 — Painting, Several Media
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 161531
Hardcover $95.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.
DER PSALTER LUDWIGS DES HEILIGEN: MS. LAT. 10525 DER BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE. Patricia Stirnemann and Marcel Thomas. Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, Graz, 2011. Glanzlichter der Buchkunst, 20. 312 pp. with 93 col. ills. 21 x 14 cm. ISBN 9783201019491 Trilingual in German, French and English.
Publisher's description: The Psautier des Saint Louis manuscript, which is held in the National Library in Paris, holds an outstanding place even amongst an immensely rich array of codices. Manufactured for one of the most important rulers of the Middle Ages, the manuscript almost approaches the status of a relic. From a number of different sources, we know that Saint Louis IX prayed directly out of this Psautier, which was both artfully created and written for him. The Latin text of psalms is preceded by a magnificent cycle of pictures, with 78 full-page miniatures from the Old Testament and represents the highpoint of Gothic French Book Art.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 300 A.D.-1400 — Manuscripts and Book Design
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 154173
Hardcover $137.00    
SCULPTING SIMULACRA IN MEDIEVAL GERMANY, 1250-1380. Assaf Pinkus. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham/Burlington, 2014. 250 pp. with 96 ills. (14 col.). 24 x 17 cm. LC 2014-5994 ISBN 9781472422651 In English.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 300 A.D.-1400 — Sculpture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 162367
Hardcover $119.95 Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

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