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Title: The Lives of the Saints
Description: London, Thames and Hudson. 1951, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Gilt title on blue cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a small name to front pastedown, a small smudge to lower closed edge and a few spots of light foxing to endpapers else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has taped repairs, some chipping and age darkening but is complete. An easily accessible volume of biographies of 2,300 saints produced by Abbe Englebert in a single volume, yet it supplies an enormous amount of valuable data which is arranged according to the dates on which the saints' feasts fall in the calendar year. To facilitate reference it contains an alphabetical index with their dates. The volume is further enhanced by a large number of woodcut illustrations and initials from 15th and early 16th century sources. NOT EX LIB A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.0 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST R9. Very Good/Good.

Keywords: Lives of Saints, Calendar of Saint's Feast Days

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 006433

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