Historical narratives from the Russian

Paperback | February 12, 2012

bySergei Nikolaevich Shubinskii

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ... Stones of the Temple; or, Lessons from the Fabric and Furniture of the Church. By Walter Field, M. A., F.S.A., Vicar of Godmersham. With numerous Illustrations. New Edition. Crown 8vo. Js. 6d. "Any one who wishesfor simple information on the subjects of Church architecture andfurnituret cannot do better than consult 'Stones of tke Temple.' Mr. Field modestly disclaims any intention of supplanting the existing regular treatises, but his book shows an amount of research, and a knowledge of what he is talking about, which make it practically useful as well as pleasant. The woodcuts are numerous, and some of them very pretty."--G R APHIC "A very charming book, by the Rev. Walter Field, who was for years Secretary of one ofthe leading Church Societies. Mr. Field has a loving reverence for the beauty of the domus mansionalis Dei, as the old law books called the Parish Church Thoroughly sound in Church feeling, Mr. Field has chosen the medium of a tale to embody real incidents illustrative of the various portions of his subject. There is no attempt at elaboration of the narrative, which, indeed, is rather a string of anecdotes than a story, but each chapter brings home to the mind its own lesson, and each is illustrated with some very interesting engravings.... The work will properly command a hearty reception from Churchmen. The footnotes are occasionally most valuable, and are always pertinent, and the text is sure to be popular with young folks for Sunday reading."--Standard. "Mr. Fields chapters on brasses, chancel screens, crosses, encaustic tiles, mural paintings, porches and pavements, are agreeably written, and people with a turn for Ritualism will no doubt find them edifying. The illustrations of Church architecture and Church ornaments are very attracti...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ... Stones of the Temple; or, Lessons from the Fabric and Furniture of the Church. By Walter Field, M. A., F.S.A., Vicar of Godmers...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217485774

ISBN - 13:9780217485777

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