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The Bayeux Tapestry
by David MacKenzie Wilson, David M. Wilson

The Bayeaux Tapestry is unique both as a historical document and as a work of art. It was made soon after the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and it tells the story of the events that led up to William the Conqueror's invasion of England and the battle itself.

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Our Price: $50.00
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Edition: Hardcover

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This item is on 8 member reading lists:

Phillip Nussle :: Unrated
—Updated Feb 17, 2015

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—Updated May 13, 2014

Chad Arnow :: Unrated
—Updated Jan 31, 2010

JE Sarge :: Unrated
—Updated Jun 6, 2009

Stanford B :: * RECOMMENDED *
I found this to be one of the best books available on the topic. I picked up my first copy while at the museum. I donated two copies to my school library. This is a great resourse for that tapestry and event!
—Updated Apr 29, 2007

Jason Elrod :: Unrated
—Updated Sep 5, 2006

Nathan Robinson :: * RECOMMENDED *
This hardback book shows the Bayeux Tapestry in its entirety. The beginning of the book has each large page (13.8 x 10.3 x 1.1 inches) showing sections of the tapestry in vivid high-quality color. It's so detailed that each stitch can be seen. Smaller black and white photos accompany ...
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—Updated Dec 26, 2005 :: 1 of 1 members found this review helpful

Chuck Russell ::
—Updated Sep 15, 2005

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