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    Winter

    SKU: cmc50338

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    About

    The season of winter is one of contrasts. Snow-swept landscapes and dark nights are punctuated by the celebration of Christmas and the ushering in of a new year, with its log fires, cosy gatherings with friends and family, and an abundance of foodand drink. This book celebrates these contrasts with pictures of Christmas joy and stark winter scenes by a wealth of artists including Rembrandt, Turner, Durer and Mary Delany. The meaning of winter to people in the past and the present is shownwith objects from various departments of the British Museum, such as Moroccan knitted trousers, Sioux textiles, Greek sculpture and Anglo- Saxon drinking horns. Poems, verse and carols by authors of differing nationalities throughout history explorethe varied moods of the season, and make for perfect reading on a chilly, wintry night.

    Specification

    Product code: cmc50338
    Price category: Under 10
    Title: Winter
    Subtitle: A British Museum Companion
    Author: Marjorie Caygill
    ISBN: 9780714150338
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96 pages
    Size: 185x150mm
    llustrations: 43 colour
    Weight: 0.339kg
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