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The Observance Of Christmas In Various Lands And Ages.

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ILLUSTRATIONS
COLOURED PLATES
(Produced by the Medici Society, Ltd.)
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI (Detail) .             .            . Frontispiece
Gentile da Fabriano. (Florence: Accademia)
FACING PAGE
MADONNA ENTHRONED WITH SAINTS AND ANGELS .            . 31
Pesellino. (Empoli Gallery)
THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT: THE REST BY THE WAY              . 68
Master of the Seven Sorrows of Mary. (Also attributed to Joachim Patinir.) (fienna : Imperial Gallery)
THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI.....155
asaccio. (Berlin : Kaiser Friedrich Museum)
HALF-TONE PLATES
JACOPONE IN ECSTASY BEFORE THE VIRGIN .             .            .39
From "Laude di Frate Jacopone da Todi " (Florence, 1490)
THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS .             .             .            . S6
By Fouquet. (Muse'e Conde, Chantilly)
SINGING "VOM HIMMEL HOCH" FROM A CHURCH TOWER
AT CHRISTMAS .......
By Ludwig Richter
THE NATIVITY........94
From Add. MS. 32454 in the British Museum. (French, 15th Century)
A NEAPOLITAN PRESEPIO            ......Io8
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