Bildnis und Brauch: Studien zur Bildfunktion der Effigies.  

Author Brückner, Wolfgang
Place of Publication Berlin
Publication Name Erich Schmidt Verlag
Year 1966
Language(s) German
RARE comprehensive monograph on effigies and its functions in sepulchral and punishment rites from Middle Ages to 19th-century by Wolfgang Brückner (b.1930), an eminent German folklorist and Germanist. Contains 18 b&w plates. 230x160mm. Brown cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt front cover and spine. Jacket yellowing and slightly stained/dirty. Jacket edges and corners worn. Jacket spine edges tattered. Rear cover upper corner and spine edges bumped. This extremely rare pioneering study of a fascinating custom, of great interest to art historians, folklorists and interdisciplinary scholars, is in good condition.
Price $95.00
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Catalog Index Number MA 16 03

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