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The Ornament of the World, Maria Rosa Menocal, 2002


The Ornament of the World; How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, by Maria Rosa Menocal. Foreword byHarold Bloom.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. Unsigned, but with his annotations to rear and including a Christmas card written to him by friends, being used as a bookmark. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by Back Bay Books / Little Brown and Company, New York, 2002.

A good paperback - some creasing to cover with clean and soundly bound text.

With some St Clair pencil annotations, which should be seen as an enhancement. 

xvi + 315pp + 12pp Reading Group Guide. Text in English.

Weight approximately 312g unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 210mm high x 138mm wide x 24mm deep.