Rose windows

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Chronicle Books, 1979 - Architecture - 144 pages
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A history of the rose window as an earthly symbol of the enlightenment of the human spirit. They show the pride of Europe in its growth in the fields of geometry, architecture, and science.

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Contents

Light into darkness
7
The making
33
PLATES
49
Copyright

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Painton Cowen is one of the world's foremost photographers of and writers on stained glass and the author of "The Rose Window". He is an Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York.

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