Complete interlinked edition.
Illustrated with Nineteen Chromolithographic Prints by F. Kellerhoven and upwards of Four Hundred Engravings on Wood.
"The several successive editions of "The Arts of the Middle Ages and Period of the Renaissance" sufficiently testify to its appreciation by the public. The object of that work was to introduce the reader to a branch of learning to which access had hitherto appeared only permitted to the scientific. That attempt, which was a bold one, succeeded too well not to induce us to push our researches further. In fact, art alone cannot acquaint us entirely with an epoch...."
Table of Contents.
Condition of Persons and Lands
Privileges and Rights (Feudal and Municipal)
Private Life in the Castles, the Towns, and the Rural Districts
Food and Cookery
Games and Pastimes
Guilds and Trade Corporations
Taxes, Money, and Finance
Law and the Administration of Justice
Gipsies, Tramps, Beggars, and Cours des Miracles
History: Art History, American Presidents, European History, U.S. History, American Cinema, 100 Most Influential People