Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet applied to a style of bookbinding in which the design is blind-tooled or blind-stumped upon the cover in medieval or monastic style. See tooling.

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Examples

  • Ah, I too have bought Bioshock 2 and its sitting there on the shelf, whispering to me, promising all manner of gothique wonders….but I have a book to write, so I`m putting off playing it until later in the year.

    Seeds Of Earth Review @ NextRead – And Other Matters « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • Bref donc revenons a Raven qui est arrivé dans une boite Noir au style gothique et la fenetre en forme de cercueil.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • REIMS - La cathédrale de Reims, l'un des joyaux de l'art gothique, va être le théâtre des noces de la pierre et de la lumière avec un nouveau système d'illumination dévoilé vendredi à la nuit tombante aux Rémois et aux touristes.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • In some respects this enthusiasm for the Middle Ages and for Gothic architecture in particular was a matter of fashion: thus Parisian letters of 1834 record as superlatives current in the salons — alongside such curiosities as pyramidale, babylonien, and apocalyptique — the epithets gothique, ogival, and flamboyant.

    CONCEPT OF GOTHIC

  • Uebersetzungen des Alten Testaments (1870); BATIFFOL, Chrysostome et la version gothique in Rev. biblique, VI (1899), 566-72; WESTCOTT AND

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • The post concluded with a quotation from an account published in 1851 by Ambroise Firmin-Didot of the use that had been made of this technique to make brass matrices for a set of very elaborate and delicate ornamented capitals for the gothique ornée of the Didot typefoundry, for which the punches were cut in steel by a punchcutter called Cornouailles.

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • Support band, to my utter delight, is Katatonia – they’re new CD, as previewed on their myspace page, is a luxuriant carnival of gothique gloom, and I hope they`ll be ...

    2009 October 28 « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • Support band, to my utter delight, is Katatonia – they’re new CD, as previewed on their myspace page, is a luxuriant carnival of gothique gloom, and I hope they`ll be selling it at the gig. 2nd support is a band called Engel, who I`ll have to research before.

    Paradise Lost + Katatonia + Engel, King Tuts, Glasgow 30/10/09 « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • ( 'romance') - dans laquelle la peur ou le dégoût initial de l'héroïne pour le héros se transforme en amour - et le gothique ( 'gothic') - où le processus est inverse - souligne que ces romans modernes ne peuvent envisager autre chose qu'un dénouement gothique à une situation

    BrontëBlog

  • Couverts de l’art gothique à l’art nouveau: Collection Jacques Hollander.

    Savoring The Past

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