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  • The Methods of Construction of Celtic Art by BAIN George
    BAIN George
    The Methods of Construction of Celtic Art

    Glasgow William MacLellan & Co. Ltd 1951

    166pp. Copious black and white illustrations and designs plus 40 plates at the end of the text including three in colour. Colour frontispiece of the Tara Brooch. All "Pictish Decorations" by George Bain. Cloth covered boards with gilt titling and embossed decoration on upper board. Quarto. Previous owners name written in neat hand, along with an earlier dedication to a Jean Fraser. Good. Some minor foxing internally, and upper hinge cracked. Boards age worn and marked or nicked in some places. A good copy nonetheless, of an important and influential book which contributed to a revival of interest in Celtic art.

    Stock ID: 22934
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