Byzantine Art

Byzantine Art was written by Hayford Peirce and Royall Tyler in 1926 and published by E. Benn, London, and F. A. Stokes, New York. Covering fourteen centuries of Byzantine art, the text was illustrated with one hundred plates in collotype, primarily of objects preserved in western European collections. The book gave special attention to Byzantine textiles, an interest of Royall Tyler, and to Byzantine coins, an interest of Hayford Peirce. But the authors chose not to reproduce most of the coins that they discussed due to the perceived inferiority of reproducing coins in collotype.

M. Gaster, "Byzantine Art by Hayford Peirce; Royall Tyler," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1 (January 1929): 179–91.