Lost treasures of Europe

427 photographs
  • 352 Pages
  • 2.52 MB
  • English

B.T. Batsford , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war -- Pictorial works., World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe -- Pictorial works., Architecture -- Europe -- Pictorial w
Statementedited by Henry La Farge.
GenreArt and the war
ContributionsLa Farge, Henry Adams, 1902-
LC ClassificationsD810.A7 L3
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p., [352] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16947648M

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La Farge (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Henry (editor). La Farge. Lost treasures of Europe. [Henry A La Farge; Henry Adams La Farge] -- A survey, mainly in photographs, of the great cultural monuments of Europe which were destroyed during World War II.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. A book with tremendous nostalgic value for those who knew Europe well before the devastation of the war. Photographs- of them- showing the architectural art treasures of Poland, Holland, Belgium, Russia, England, Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Hungary.

New York: Pantheon Books, First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with photographs. On the front endpaper Auden has SIGNED and INSCRIBED the book to Herbert and Helen Santoff /with love/from/Wystan/Christmas Several silver print photographs of a church laid in.

Fading to cloth. About Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. Item # Get this from a library. Lost treasures of Europe: photographs. [Henry Adams La Farge;] -- A survey, mainly in photographs, of the great cultural monuments of Europe which were destroyed during World War II.

Pinacle Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Lost Treasures Of Europe Author Auden, W. ] La Farge, Henry (Editor Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition No Jacket Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Pantheon Books Place of Publication N.Y.

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Here’s a roundup of the most interesting real-life treasure hunts and hidden treasures that are still up. Lost Treasures of Europe This Gallery is an accumulation of photo illustrations from "Lost Treasures of Europe," edited by Henry La Farge (Pantheon Books, Washington Square, New York, ), 39 text pages of a descriptive list of plates (photos), and monochrome photo illustrations, many of "before and after" images.

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