Wood Carvings in English Churches: Misericords

Francis Bond

London: Oxford University Press, 1910; Series: Church Art in England

An extensive survey of misericords in English churches. Part 1 covers animal images (eastern mythology, classical mythology, the Physiologus and bestiary subjects); Part 2 covers traveller's tales, romances, Aesop, scenes of everyday life, agriculture and trades, sports, seasons, Bible subjects, miracle plays, symbolism and satire; Part 3 covers the use, design and chronology of misericords.

237 p., 241 black & white photographic plates, illustrations, bibliography, index, lists.

Language: English

LC: NA5050.W6v.1


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