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The Cloisters, the Building and the Collection of Medieval Art in Fort… (original 1938; edition 1963)

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Title:The Cloisters, the Building and the Collection of Medieval Art in Fort Tryon Park, By James J. Rorimer
Authors:Cloisters (Museum)
Info:Metropolitan Museum of Art (1963), Edition: 3RD, Paperback
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History and guide to the Cloisters.
  libq | Apr 26, 2012 |
I bought this 1938 book because I'd listened to a library copy of Linda Fairstein's The Bone Vault, part of which takes place in the Cloisters. This book turned out to be more interesting than I expected. Admittedly, most of what I know about monastic life in Medieval times comes from reading historical mysteries set in that period. Although the photos are in black and white, they're very attractive. The floor plans were helpful. Too bad my 6th grade field trip to New York didn't include a visit to this museum. ( )
  JalenV | Nov 6, 2011 |
This review is for the 1946 edition. I'm sure you can get current guides to the Cloisters with color pictures, but this one has lots of detailed information about the art and architectural details.
  aulsmith | Feb 7, 2008 |
Splendid book on the museum, its history, collection, and gardens. ( )
  RuTemple | Mar 13, 2007 |
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Heffren, John H.Cover photographsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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