The Plan of St. Gall; a Study of the Architecture & Economy of, & Life in a Paradigmatic Carolingian Monastery

Berkeley, Etc. University of California Press, 1979. Item #043742
ISBN: 0520017242

With a foreword by Wolfgang Braunfels, a translation into English by Charles W. Jones of the Directives of Adalhard, 753-826, the ninth abbot of Corbie, and a note by A. Hunter Dupress on the significance of the Plan of St. Gall to the history of measurement. 3 volumes complete, folio format, original cream linen cloth with red leather spine labels, errata sheet, hundreds of colored and b/w plans, maps, layouts, and other illustrations. With its massive bibliography, this great work has become THE magisterial study of ninth-century architectural planning for Benedictine monastic development.

Price: $700.00

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