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El Escorial

Author: Mary Cable; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
Publisher: New York : Newsweek, ©1971.
Series: Wonders of man.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Supplementing the ... narrative are some one hundred illustrations, one half in full color. Modern photographs ... are juxtaposed with royal portraits, manuscript illuminations, old engravings, sketches, and sculpture. Among the artists represented are Sánchez, Coello, El Greco, Velázquez, and Goya"--Cover.
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Named Person: Philip, King of Spain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cable; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
OCLC Number: 210519
Description: 172 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Contents: The story of el Escorial / by Mary Cable. "A dwelling for god on earth" ; The vow fulfilled ; Architects and artists ; The burdens of empire ; Dissent at home, defeat at sea ; Last of the Spanish Habsburgs ; In the absence of royalty --
El Escorial in literature --
Reference. Chronology of Spanish history ; The Spanish succession: 1469-1931 ; Guide to el Escorial.
Series Title: Wonders of man.
Responsibility: by Mary Cable and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.

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"Supplementing the ... narrative are some one hundred illustrations, one half in full color. Modern photographs ... are juxtaposed with royal portraits, manuscript illuminations, old engravings, sketches, and sculpture. Among the artists represented are Sánchez, Coello, El Greco, Velázquez, and Goya"--Cover.

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