The scholar in his study : ownership and experience in Renaissance Italy / Dora Thornton.

Title: 
The scholar in his study : ownership and experience in Renaissance Italy / Dora Thornton.
Author/Artist: 
Thornton, Dora.
Publisher: 
New Haven, Conn. : Yale UP, c1997.
Description: 
xi, 214 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
57843
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK2052.T51
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-200) and index.
A look at "ways in which these intimate and secure rooms were constructed, furnished and used by their owners, and at their significance for those who created them and for those who were invited to visit them."
Includes glass, p. 83, and mirrors, p. 167-174. Also glass inkwells, spectacles and lenses, spheres, vessels and tableware, windows, and writing instruments.
ISBN: 
0300073895 (cloth)