Northumbrian Crosses Of The Pre-Norman Age
London Faber & Gwyer 1927
[viii], 196pp, 227 text illustrations. Large 4to. Decorated navy cloth. Blind stamped title on upper board. Rubbed at head and base of spine and corners a little bumped. Internally very good. The book shows " the development of monumental art from the time of Bede to the Norman Conquest." and is of great archaeological scholarship and research. tracing the origins in Irish influence which coloured the earlier Christian sculptures of Northumbria. Examples include gravestones at Lindisfarne and Hartlepool.