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Medieval Jewellery : From the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Century

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Title:Medieval Jewellery : From the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Century
Price:GBP£8.00 (about USD$10.10)
Book ID:B009-HST00144
Publisher:Shire Publications Ltd, Aylesbury, Bucks, 1982
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Photo's & Drawings
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:N/A
Shire Publications Ltd, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: N/A, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photo's & Drawings

black titles spine; No. 21 in the Shire Archaeology' series; illustrated by b/w. photo's & drawings throughout; "people own jewellery for many reasons: they may want to show off their wealth; they may admire the fine craftsmanship of the goldsmith & the silversmith; they may be superstitious and wear jewels as charms; they may feel that jewellery is a mark of their social status; they may wear jewels as badges to show where their loyalties lie; or they may want to convert their money into something that is easily carried and hidden and provides a convenient way of storing their wealth. All these motives applied in one way or another in the middle ages."; as-new copy; including index - 48 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Photo's & Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Archaeology; Metal Detecting; Jewellery; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0852635761. ISBN/EAN: 9780852635766. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: HST00144.
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