Collegeville, MN: Order of Saint Benedict, 2005. Hardcover. A beautiful book documenting and celebrating the creation of the magnificent Saint John's Bible, which was written and illustrated entirely by hand. The project involved the skills and talents of artists, calligraphers, and scholars over a several year effort beginning in 1998. There are hundreds of color photographs documenting the creative process and the beautiful results. Bound in black cloth with title in gilt to spine. In a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in yellow to spine. Binding, dust jacket at interior are all in fine condition, with a heartfelt gift inscription to free front endpaper. 10 x 11.5 inches. 216 pages. BOB/081717. Fine / Fine.
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Newark: St. Mary's Abbey, 1948. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR. Each entry includes a photographic illustration of the author. Ex-library with number to food of spine, stamp to title page, due date sheet to rear free end page, and pocket to rear paste down. Rear of dust jacket pasted to front paste down. Very good in dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to lower corners. Interior is clean and bright. 812 pages. REL/082416. Very Good.
1994. Hardcover. First Edition. "One of the first editions of reproductions of modern orthodox icons, presenting the most important works of church fine arts of the last decade. The works of the best icon painters are included in it: of monk and icon-painter Zinon, priest Vyachester Savinykh, Moscow icon painters Alexander Chashkin, Igor Kislitsyn and others. Short biographical essays, autographs and portraits of the icon-painters will give readers an idea of teh personality and life of the authors of the icons." Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor bumping to corners. Clean, bright interior with very slight yellowing to margins. Filled with full color illustrations. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. Minor rubbing / soiling to edges and spine panel of jacket. In English and Russian. 304 pages. ART/031015. Fine / Very Good.
St. Paul, Minn. Privately Printed, 1896. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Black leather backed, blue cloth covered boards. Heavy chipping to spine, which has been coated in a shiny substance. Title is partially missing. Bumping to corners and minor rubbing to boards. Interior is clean and bright with illustrated frontis and photographic illustrations throughout. Frontis has intact tissue guard. Inscription to front free end page reads "To William G. Daugherty, Esq., With the regards of the author. June 1, 1904." Excellent candidate for rebacking. Index, 491 pages. BOB/032818. Good +.
Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1993. Hardcover. Near fine in black cloth boards with white title to spine. Small smudge mark to front free endpage and very slight yellowing to margins of some pages, else fine condition. Includes 200 examples of icons, of which 200 are in full color. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a short closed tear. 176 pages. ART/031015. Near Fine / Very Good.