The English Abbey Its Life and Work in the Middle Ages. The British Heritage Series. With Drawings by Brian Cook.

By: CROSSLEY, FRED H.:

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Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. In light brown cloth covers with blue lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper by BRIAN COOK. Plans to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine faded and rubbed at ends, small tear to top front corner, pink stain to front edge near spine. Not price clipped.) Some fading to spine and top edge of cloth, minor faded stain to top front edge. Bookplate to front endpaper “S.R. Morgan.” Some minor darkening to endpapers and page edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. 114p. Colour frontis & 138 b/w.plates. Drawings by BRIAN COOK. Some fold out plans at back. Description of the founding, work and functions of Abbeys in England. The author describes the various orders and their hierarchies and their place in Medieval Society. Covers convents, monasteries, abbeys, priories, and gives a list, county by county of their remains and present functions.

Title: The English Abbey Its Life and Work in the Middle Ages. The British Heritage Series. With Drawings by Brian Cook.

Author Name: CROSSLEY, FRED H.:

Categories: BATSFORD PUBLICATIONS,

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, 1949 (3rd.).:

Seller ID: 81123

Keywords: BATSFORD PUBLICATIONS FRED H. CROSSLEY, English Abbey, Life, Work, Middle Ages, British Heritage, BRIAN COOK, founding, orders, convents, monasteries, abbeys, priories, remains, 1949, 3rd