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Re: [medievalsawdust] Re: wood in search of a project

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  • Dan Baker
    Yep, an excellent book and a part of my library. How s is going Charles? -- YIS, Lord Rhys, Capten gen y Arian Lloer Privateer to the Midrealm Arafu at dawnsio
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 31, 2002
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      Yep, an excellent book and a part of my library.

      How's is going Charles?

      --
      YIS,

      Lord Rhys, Capten gen y Arian Lloer
      Privateer to the Midrealm

      Arafu at dawnsio mewn adlaw
      ...Take time to dance in the rain...




      >From: "James Winkler" <jrwinkler@...>
      >Reply-To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com>
      >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
      >$12.95.
      >
      >Chas.


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