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Black Tournai fonts in England

the group of seven late Norman fonts from Belgium

by Cecil H. Eden

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fonts.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 31-32.

    Statementby Cecil H. Eden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA5070 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6759186M
    LC Control Number31015245
    OCLC/WorldCa1928899

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: Black Tournai Fonts in England: The Group of Seven Late Norman Fonts from Belgium: 1st Edition. Quarter cloth +. Quarto, 32 pp., numerous /5(K). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eden, Cecil H.

Black Tournai fonts Black Tournai fonts in England book England. London: E. Stock, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Black Tournai Fonts in England: The Group of Seven Late Norman Fonts from Belgium. Cecil H. Eden. Stock, - Baptisteries - 32 pages.

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Stock. net.)—A " black Tournai " font is made of a blue-black marble found in the banks of the Scheldt near Tournai, in Hainault. Seven of them are known to exist in England, and there are others on the Continent. The two best-known specimens are to be seen in.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : EDEN C H. Other Tournai fonts can be seen in England at Lincoln Cathedral, St Peter’s Ipswich and St Lawrence’s Thornton Curtis Lincolnshire.

Posted in Architecture and Artefacts, Church Fonts, Churches, East Meon, Hampshire Church Treasures, Normans - Period, Periods of British and Hampshire's History, Placenames, Plantagenets fonts accepted today as Tournai, and a further five now discredited.

Dunning (, 67) says that a correlation of Pudelko (, and ), Rolland ( and ), and unspecified 'earlier sources'gives, in addition to the eight Tournai fonts in England, two in north-west Germany, fifteen in Belgium and thirty-two in north-east France, a.

: BLACK TOURNAI FONTS IN ENGLAND: First edition. Quarto. 32p. Illustrated with 16 plates from photos (not figured in the pagination). Blue cloth spine over blue printed boards.

Text pages age-tones, plates fine, covers about VG. Tournai fonts are a type of baptismal font made from blue black limestone during the 12th and early 13th centuries in and around the Belgian town of Tournai by local masons.

There are seven complete examples in England and a disputed number in Europe: eighty according to one source, or fifty in Northern France and Belgium and two in Germany according to another. black tournai fonts in england: the group of seven late norman fonts from belgium: eden c: books - or: Eden C.

Black Tournai fonts in England, the group of seven late Norman fonts from Belgium, By Cecil H. Eden. Abstract. Bibliography: p. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Christian art and symbolism, Baptisteries., Fonts. BLACK TOURNAI FONTS IN ENGLAND. The Group of Seven Late Norman Fonts from Belgium.

Elliot Stock Slim 4to. 32pp. Frontis., 22 ills. from photos. browned, light browning and spotting to text, original red cloth lettered and illus. in gilt to upper board, some minor fading to edges, corners sl.

rubbed, lower joint tender, spine faded. Black Tournai Fonts In England. The Group of Seven Late Norman Fonts From Belgium. by EDEN, Cecil H. Elliot Stock, London. First Editon. Hardback. No DW. Red cloth, gilt.

Frontis with tissue guard + illustrations. Slim 4to. Boards are soiled and also worn at extremities. Gift inscription to front free endpaper, light foxing and age browning to o/w clean and sound contents. Download this stock image: The Tournai font, a baptismal font made from blue black limestone in, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England, UK - G1FD11 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

Tournai marble font This ancient, polished dark stone font, with its unique carvings of the miracles of St Nicholas, the kindly children’s saint, is one of the Cathedral’s greatest treasures.

It was brought from Tournai, in modern Belgium, in the 12th century, and has been in constant use ever since. The Tournai font Winchester Cathedral, uses symbols and images to teach and tell Christian stories.

The magnificent Tournai black marble font has been used to baptize its congregation since about AD. Its square shape lends its sides to tell the story of St Nicholas. The baptismal font at Lincoln Cathedral has long been recognised as one of a series of eight decorated Tournai marble fonts to survive in England.

The fonts, which are of 12th-century Flemish. Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield, published in the UK in and dropping the U.S. on September 1 this year, is a genre-bender of a typography book — part history textbook, part design manual, part subtle stand-up comedy routine.

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