Title Elizabethan Sheldon Tapestries.
Publisher OUP. 1929 1st edition.
Seller ID 74159
Size 9.25 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. 27pp. With b/w plates. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened and rubbed with small holes and tears. Rubbed along edges with small marks, stains and tears. Not price clipped). Relevant letter to front. Else a clean and tight copy. William Sheldon introduced tapestry making to England in the mid 16th century. The industry he established in Warwickshire produced a series of magnificent tapestries. The object of this book is to identify the surviving examples in private and public collections in England.
CRAFTS JOHN HUMPHREYS, Elizabethan, Sheldon Tapestries, 16th century, Warwickshire, identify, surviving, collections, photographs first edition dustwrapper History