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Re: [MedievalSawdust] Question about re-printed book on church chests

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  • Keith Dombrowski
    I don t have the new one, but I do have the original. If someone with the new one is going to be at Barleycorn in Sept, we can do a comparison. -Kean
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 18, 2008
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      I don't have the new one, but I do have the original. If someone with
      the new one is going to be at Barleycorn in Sept, we can do a comparison.

      -Kean

      Rhys Terafan Greydragon wrote:
      > Greetings all,
      >
      > I ran across a 1929 book (that someone else was buying) on
      > "Ancient Church Chests and Chairs, in the Home Counties round Greater
      > London."
      >
      > Doing a search for it, I find a newly reprinted paperback titled
      > "Ancient Church Chests and Chairs In Middlesex, Hertforshire, Essex,
      > Kent, and Surrey" They claim it is the same book but I am *curious
      > as to the number and quality of the photographs and drawings (in the
      > new book)...*
      > **
      > Does anyone have the new book?
      > If so, what is the quality of the drawings and pictures?
      >
      > Anyone have both and can give an honest comparison??
      >
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      >
      > cheers,
      > * Terafan*
      >
      > Master Rhys Terafan Greydragon terafan@...
      > Brewer, Tent and Furniture maker, and other things I can't remember...
      >
      >
    • Keith Dombrowski
      I have both. Both are by Roe and both have many very nice photos and line drawings of a similar nature and style. -Kean
      Message 2 of 7 , Aug 18, 2008
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        I have both. Both are by Roe and both have many very nice photos and
        line drawings of a similar nature and style.

        -Kean

        sdhunter3 wrote:
        > Master Rhys Terafan,
        >
        > A quick search on abebooks.com indicates that the complete title is:
        > "Ancient Church Chests and Chairs in the Home Counties round Greater
        > London being the tour of an antiquary with pencil and camera through
        > the churches of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent and Surrey."
        >
        > I don't have this book, but do have a copy of "Ancient Coffers and
        > Cupboards, Their History and Description from the earliest times to
        > the middle of the sixteenth century," by Fred Roe, Methuen & Co. 1902.
        > The quality of the drawings and pictures in Ancient Coffers etc. are
        > quite good. Many of the pieces I have not seen pictured elsewhere.
        > Most of the line drawings have dimensions (l x w x h), and there are
        > some drawings of construction details. Perhaps Ancient Church Chests
        > etc. is similar.
        >
        > Master Sir Stanford
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