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Lapidary inscriptions

Lapidary inscriptions

Renaissance essays for Donald A. Stone, Jr.

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Published by French Forum in Lexington, KY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stone, Donald,,
  • French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Barbara C. Bowen and Jerry C. Nash.
    SeriesFrench Forum monographs -- 74
    ContributionsBowen, Barbara C., Nash, Jerry C., Stone, Donald.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16591089M
    ISBN 10091705878
    LC Control Number91073323

    Since inscriptions were laboriously chiselled to stone, a "lapidary" writing style is crisp, accurate, formal, and condensed. Another meaning is a treatise on the subject of precious stones, one example being the so-called Old English Lapidary, a tenth or eleventh-century translation into Anglo-Saxon of earlier Latin glosses on stones. BRIEF HISTORY. The driving force behind the formation of TLS was Roger Kettimon, a consulting engineer. After moving to the Delaware Valley and finding no lapidary organizations here, Mr. Kettimon was urged by his old friend, Leland Quick, editor of the Lapidary Journal, to form a lapidary Ma , a group of fourteen people met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kettimon for this. About this Item: Lapidary Journal, Inc., San Diego, Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Very Good. No Jacket. Pages - of volume The spine covering is chipped - the upper 1/4" and the lower 1". The binding is tight and square, and the text is clean. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Periodical.


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