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Synopsis:

This new and revised edition of Titus Burckhardt's masterpiece, Chartres and the Birth of the Cathedral, is a richly colored window onto the lofty intellectual and spiritual climate that conceived the marvel that is Gothic architecture. Featuring a new appendix with three sections, and a new Foreword by John James, a world authority on Chartres, as well as 25 new illustrations, it cannot fail to inspire the reader to become a pilgrim to Chartres.

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ISBN:
9781933316772
Author:
Burckhardt, Titus
Publisher:
World Wisdom Books
Translator:
Stoddart, William
Foreword by:
James, John
Foreword:
James, John
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Cathedrale de chartres
Subject:
Chartres (france)
Subject:
Buildings - Religious
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
11.80x8.28x.41 in. 1.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This new and revised edition of Titus Burckhardt's masterpiece, Chartres and the Birth of the Cathedral, is a richly colored window onto the lofty intellectual and spiritual climate that conceived the marvel that is Gothic architecture. Featuring a new appendix with three sections, and a new Foreword by John James, a world authority on Chartres, as well as 25 new illustrations, it cannot fail to inspire the reader to become a pilgrim to Chartres.
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