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.
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 +.