(New York: Limited Editions Club, 1957).
LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. MAGNIFICENT BLACK AND WHITE PICTURES THROUGHOUT BY THE RENOWNED ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHER, SAMUEL CHAMBERLAIN. This was Adam's study of the unity of the thirteenth century. It embodies Adams' dynamic theory of history while also being a whimsical, even playful, meditative reflection on medieval culture. Despite having a far less serious intent than his earlier writings, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres has garnered high praise. Item #26435
LIMITED edition of 1500 copies, SIGNED by Samuel Chamberlain, the photographer. Titlepage in red and black, sixty rich black and white photos. Large 8vo, in the publisher's original gray buckram backed cloth boards. The spine with a navy morocco spine label gilt lettered and decorated, in the original marble paper slipcase with paper printed label on spine. xx, 349 pp. Lovely copy, minor smudge at the tail of the spine, the slipcase with some rubbing and chipping to the paper along the edges and with clear plastic tape reinforcement.