The Bayeux Tapestry (Book published April 1, 2004)


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Author  David MacKenzie Wilson
Publisher  Thames and Hudson
Publication Date   April 1, 2004
ISBN  0500251223
Pages  234

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This marvellous book, now available again at a remarkably low price, presents the entire Bayeux Tapestry in large colour plates. This is followed by an illustrated commentary that explains the scenes in full along with technical information on the tapestry's composition and restoration where appropriate. Final chapters discuss the content of the Tapestry, its style and the everyday objects and activities that it depicts. The introduction discusses the Tapestry's inestimable value as a historical document.

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