Re: [medievalsawdust] Re: wood in search of a project
- Yep, an excellent book and a part of my library.
How's is going Charles?
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>From: "James Winkler" <jrwinkler@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [medievalsawdust] Re: wood in search of a project
>Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 10:23:28 -0600
>Some additional information on the Bosham chest (and others) can be found
>in "Church Chests of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries in England" by
>Philip Mainwaring Johnson. The book (paperback) is a reprint of Johnson's
>article in Archeological Journal, Vol 64, No. 4, 1907. This is a great
>book... ;-) Lots of little spiffy details and background. It IS a kind
>of overview... more detailed in some places than others... and some chests
>are just cataloged with very little info on them... but with regard to the
>Bosham chest it does say that:
>The chest is 5 feet 6 inches long by 1 foot 9.5 inches wide and 2 feet 2.5
>inches high. There is also the story of how the chest got dated (found
>coin in the box within the box) and some text on the lock mechanism... but
>no graphic details.
>The book is published by Caber Press (www.teleport.com/~tcl) and runs
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