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5000 Years of Tiles - a book by Van Lemmen, Hans

5000 Years of Tiles

5000 Years of Tiles( )
Author: Van Lemmen, Hans
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

A comprehensive, full-color exploration of tile art and production worldwide, from earliest times to the present day. The book is both an authoritative work of reference and a visual delight, ranging from ancient Greece, where the first fired roof tiles date from as early as the third millennium BC, to twentieth-century Mexico. Along the way we encounter stunning examples of the tiler's art: the enormous English medieval floor pavements from Byland Abbey and Clarendon Palace; figural...
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Detailed Subjects: Crafts & Hobbies / Pottery & Ceramics
Technology & Engineering / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Architecture / Decoration & Ornament
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.7 x 10.8 x 0.91 Inches
Book Weight:3 Pounds

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