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Compostela and Europe: The Story of Diego Gelmirez, Castineiras, Manuel Quitterie Cazes; Annaig Chatain; et al. (Essays) Manuel Castineiras; Fatima Diez; Emmanuel Garland; et al. (Text of the Catalog Entries)
1 Castineiras, Manuel Quitterie Cazes; Annaig Chatain; et al. (Essays) Manuel Castineiras; Fatima Diez; Emmanuel Garland; et al. (Text of the Catalog Entries) Compostela and Europe: The Story of Diego Gelmirez
Milan Skira 2010 8857204936 / 9788857204932 First Edition Pictorial Paper Boards Fine No Jacket as Issued Exhibition Catalogue 11" x 9.5" 
430 pages; numerous illustrations, most in color. Appendix includes Comparative Chronology (comparing Compstela progress and wors to Hispanic Kingdoms and Europe); Works in the Exhibition; Bibliography. Gelmirez, the first Archbishop of Compostela built it in the 11th and 12th centuries into a wider European power center some say equal to Rome and Jerusalem. Items in the exhibition include historical documents, some illuminated. Red remainder mark on bottom edge. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Sacred Buddhist Painting, Chakraverty, Anjan; Lokesh Chandra (foreword)
2 Chakraverty, Anjan; Lokesh Chandra (foreword) Sacred Buddhist Painting
New Delhi, India Lustre Press 2002 81-7436-042-5 / 9788174360427 Third Impression Hard Cover - Pictorial Boards Fine Fine 4to 
96 pages; numerous full-color illustrations. Among the contents: Origin of the Buddha Image; Tibetan Buddhist Iconography; Classification of Thangkas; The Evolution of Style, and some other. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Word Accomplished, Christopher, A.B.; Natalie d'Arbeloff (Etchings by)
3 Christopher, A.B.; Natalie d'Arbeloff (Etchings by) The Word Accomplished
London The World's End Press 1974 no Decorated Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 11" x 8.5" 
not paginated. The softcover facsimile of a handmade livre d'artistse (artist's book) published in limited edition of 75. The author offers a perspective of understanding the voice of the Holy Spirit and viwing humans as metaphors of the Trinity. Clean throughout; tight binding; light bump to a corner of the front wrapper. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Saint Patrick - A Visual Celebration, Davis, Courtney; text by Elaine Gill and Dennis O'Neill
4 Davis, Courtney; text by Elaine Gill and Dennis O'Neill Saint Patrick - A Visual Celebration
London Blandford 1999 0-7137-2674-1 / 9780713726749 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to 
128 pages. Art and calligraphy by Davis. Text includes Thomas Kinsella's translation of St. Patrick's Beastplate and Ludwig Bieler's translation of The Confession of St. Patrick. Elaine Gill offers several commentaries on St. Patrick and Cletic spirituality. Contents are clean, tight and bright; head of boards bumped, not affecting contents; small defect, a scrape, to front of jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Golden Legend: Selections, De Voragine, Jacobus
5 De Voragine, Jacobus The Golden Legend: Selections
London Penguin Books 1998 0140446486 / 9780140446487 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8" x 5" 
383 pages. Clean throughout; tight binding. The Lives of 71 saints with "Explanatory Notes" (endnotes). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900, Dillenberger, Jane; Joshua C. Taylor
6 Dillenberger, Jane; Joshua C. Taylor The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900
Berkeley University Art Museum 1972 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 9.5" x 9" 
192 pages; color and b&w illustrations. 123 artworks in the catalogue. The authors say that this art is basic to our national heritage. One aspect of the exhibition was to generate scholarship and popular interest in the genre which has been neglected while in "basement storage". 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Visual Arts and Christianity in America: The Colonial Period through the Nineteenth Century, Dillenberger, John
7 Dillenberger, John The Visual Arts and Christianity in America: The Colonial Period through the Nineteenth Century
Chico, California Scholars Press 1984 0-89130-761-3 / 9780891307617 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8vo 
225 pages; 120 b/w plates, full-page. Number 5 of Scholars Press' Studies in the Humanities series. Previous institutional owner's rubber stamp on inside of wrappers and on free endpapers. Otherwise, clean and tight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Image of Christ, Finaldi, Gabriele; Neil MacGregor (introduction); [et al.]
8 Finaldi, Gabriele; Neil MacGregor (introduction); [et al.] The Image of Christ
London National Gallery Company 2000 1-85709-292-9 / 9781857092929 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue Square 4to 
224 pages; 79 works illustrated in color with full descriptive entries; additional illustrations throughout; Provenance; Bibliography. The catalogue of the exhibition Seeing Salvation, which aim it was to help the modern secular audience understand the artwork by focusing attention on the purpose for which they were made, and exploring what they might have meant to their original viewers. Clean and tight throughout. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Art and Popular Religion in Evangelical America, 1915-1940, Gambone, Robert L.
9 Gambone, Robert L. Art and Popular Religion in Evangelical America, 1915-1940
Knoxville The University of Tennessee Press 1989 0-87049-588-7 / 9780870495885 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to 
278 pages; numerous b/w and 16 color illustrations. Interestingly organized and complete in its treatment. It includes such as Billy Sunday, Carry Nation and Father Coughlin among the religious and Grant Wood, Ben Shahn, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton and Philip Reisman among the artists along with many others. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Dans les Pas de JÚsus, Lienart, S.E., Cardinal (introduction)
10 Lienart, S.E., Cardinal (introduction) Dans les Pas de JÚsus
Paris Libraire Hachette 1956 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Good. Poor 4to Photographs by Frederique Duran 
1 signature missing (10 pages). French text. 60 full page b/w; 8 color plates. A photographic documentation of historical sites and landscape that figured in Christ's life. Map labeled with districts, cities and villages named as they were 2000 years ago and with modern names. Interesting views of Palestine and Israel of the 1950s. The dustjacket's plastic covering is delaminating (not shown in image). 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism, Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren
11 Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism
Providence, RI The John Carter Brown Library 1987 0916617270 / 9780916617271 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 11" x 8 1/2" 
88 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Published on the 200th anniversary of the United States under the Constitution. "American citizens are grateful for the stability of our system whatever its faults. The past 200 years of world history reveals numerous examples of the evils of anarchy and tyranny, to which it must not be assumed the United States is immune." This volume "explores one major strand in the cultural background to our frame of government, namely the role of religion."Clean throughout; tight binding; nearly fine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law, Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)
12 Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by) Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law
ntre Dame, IN University of Notre Dame Press 2009 026802300X / 9780268023003 Printed Wrapper (softcover) Fine 8vo 
374 pages. An initial essay by MacIntyre, "Intractable Moral Disagreements" followed by responses by 8 critics then a final reponse to the critics by MacIntyre. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Thirty Days: On Retreat with the Exercises of St. Ignatius, Mariani, Paul
13 Mariani, Paul Thirty Days: On Retreat with the Exercises of St. Ignatius
New York Viking Compass 2002 0670894559 / 9780670894550 First Edition Paper covered boards Fine Fine 8vo 
285 pages. Rich with spiritual insight, this sometimes dark and sometimes humorous memoir of the thirty days mixes-in the life of St. Ignatius, the hopes and past of Mariani, and more. Small black dot remainder mark on bottom edge, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Van Dyck as Religious Artist, Martin, John Rupert; Gail Feigenbaum
14 Martin, John Rupert; Gail Feigenbaum Van Dyck as Religious Artist
Princeton Umiversity The Art Museum 1979 0691003211 / 9780691003214 Printed Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 11"x 10.5" 
177 pages; 50 illustrated works; 49 comparative illustrations. All are b&w. Interesting connection is drawn from religious art to portraiture. Ex libris: the previous owner's embossed stamp is on the title page. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Siena and the Virgin: Art and Politics in a Late Medieval City State, Norman, Diana
15 Norman, Diana Siena and the Virgin: Art and Politics in a Late Medieval City State
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1999 0-300-08006-9 / 9780300080063 First Edition Hard Cover - cloth boards Fine Fine 4to 
252 pages; 220 illustrations color and b&w. "Celebrating the Virgin Mary as both an object of religious devotion and a focus of civic pride, fourteenth-century Sienese artists established ... a vibrant pictorial tradition that continued into the early decades of the next century." Richly illustrated examination of late medieval Marian art and its political, economic, and cultural relations. In a paperboard slipcase. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Reaches of Heaven - A Story of the Baal Shem Tov, Singer, Isaac Bashevis
16 Singer, Isaac Bashevis Reaches of Heaven - A Story of the Baal Shem Tov
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1980 0-374-24733-1 / 9780374247331 2nd printing Cloth Fine Very Good Large 8vo Ira Moskowitz 
95 pages. 23 etchings by Moskowitz. Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov was born in Poland in 1700 and is revered as the leader of chasidim. Singer's stories are a collection of his impressions of the Baal Shem Tov's spirit. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Influence of Spiritual Inspiration on American Art, Various
17 Various The Influence of Spiritual Inspiration on American Art
Washington Smithsonian and Vatican Museums 1977 Printed Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Symposium Proceedings 8vo 
301 pages. Text in English and Italian. Papers by art historians, museum curators, and artists addressed the impact of religion on American art from the 18th to the 20th century.Some essays: Kenneth W. Prescott: Social Realism and the Religious Aspects of the World of Ben Shahn; A.Hyatt Mayor: Religion and Art in North America; James T. Flexner: Spiritual Values Reflected in Early American Art; Will Barnett: A Personal Reflection on the Spiritual Aspects in American Art. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Iconografia Assumpcionista, Vicens, Maria Teresa
18 Vicens, Maria Teresa Iconografia Assumpcionista
Valencia Dirrecion General de Cultura 1986 84-7579-161-1 / 9788475791616 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Oblong 8vo 
100 pages; numerous reproductions, all but a few in color. The catalogue celebrates " Mon i Misteri de la Festa D'Elx". The Festival is celebrated in mid-August at the time of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin into heaven. Spanish text. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Stavelot Triptych: Mosan Art and the Legend of the True Cross, Voelkle, William
19 Voelkle, William The Stavelot Triptych: Mosan Art and the Legend of the True Cross
New York Pierpont Morgan Library 1980 0-87598-071-6 / 9780875980713 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
45 pages with 9 color plates. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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