Peter Lasko, Ars Sacra 800-1200, Yale University Press, 1994, HC, Very Good

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Lasko, Peter, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994.
English, Second Edition, Very Good, HC, 4to,  8 ⅞” x 11 ⅝,” 320 pp.
ISBN: 0300060483

Steel blue woven cloth over boards, gilt stamped titling to spine, in publisher’s dust jacket, full-color image of "Antique vase mounted to resemble an eagle" to front with red background and white text, white text to black spine and back cover, full-color image of "Crucifixion, Arbilla from Vladimir Cathedral" to back, black text to white inner flaps. 9 ½” very light pressure indentation to back, very mild aging to top edge of boards, otherwise clean throughout, tightly bound, and excellent. In a Very Good dust jacket, now protected in a mylar sleeve. Mild edgewear, ½” tear 1 ¼” from bottom edge near spine to back, mild creasing to top right corner of front inner flap, mild creasing to front near bottom, mild age toning, minor shelfwear to mylar sleeve, otherwise excellent. 320 pp. Replete with full-color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. The book is told in three parts: Carolingian Art, The Art of the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries, and Romanesque Art (from the Contents). From the dust jacket: “This book deals with the art of church treasuries and cloisters in the early middle ages in Europe–the work of goldsmiths, ivory carvers, bronze casters, enamellers and wood carvers.” Rich historical and cultural context accompanies expertly curated images, creating an overall comprehensive guide to the ornate, infinitely captivating Sacred Arts of the European Middle Ages.