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St. Thomas Church

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Self Published: 1965

Seller ID: 002489


St. Thomas Church, Fifth Ave. and 53rd St., New York City. 63 pages; orange cloth backing with tan paper-covered boards; black title and orange escutcheon on the front board. Many b&w photos with text describing the history and the architectural and ornamental elements of the church: "A Key to the Figures on the Reredos of Saint Thomas" loosely laid in. View more info

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St. Ignatius Church, Tokyo

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tokyo, St. Ignatius Church: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003467


96 pages; numerous color photographs. A picture book commemorating the construction of the new St. Ignatius Church in Kojimachi, Tokyo. Includes statements from the Provincial of the Society of Jesus, parish priest, architect, designer, chairman of the building committee. Statements in Japanese and English; all other text is Japanese. View more info

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Looking for History in British Churches

By: Anderson, M.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1951

Seller ID: 003021


328 pages; b&w illustrations, including photographs. View more info

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Exploring Parish Churches

By: Bonham-Carter, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004957


214 pages; numerous drawings, some b&w photo plates. The evolution of the parish church in England from the time of Christianity arrival through Saxon, Norman, Gothic, Reformation and Renaissance, Classical, Georgian and Victorian, then since 1900. A small section at the back includes comments on "church appurtanances" including, altar, linens, vessels, candles, etc. Light pencil mark on front endpaper, otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Art of the Cross: Medieval & Renaissance Piety in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

By: Chong, Alan; Giovanna De Appolonia; [et al]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: 2001

Seller ID: 003249


104 pages. 5 opening essays, including The Origins and Iconography of the Cross; Italian Metalwork Crosses from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century. 16 catalogued crosses each with more than one illustration and essays that usually run a few pages. Bibliography. Clean. View more info

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English Parish Churches as Works of Art

By: Clifton-Taylor, Alec

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004958


272 pages. 128 illustrations, most are photos. Straight-forward subjective valuations and criticisms of churches: their architecture, reuse, remodeling, etc. One sentence suggests the author's directness: "Classical churches left unraped by the Victorians are unfortunately not very common." Previous owner's embossed library stamp on the title page. Clean throughout, tight binding. Jacket is clipped and with some small wear at edges. View more info

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Pittori ad Ancona nel Quattrocento

By: de Marchi, Andrea e Matteo Mazzalupi (a cura di); Alessandro Delpriori; Andrea De Marchi; Andrea Di Lorenzo; [et al] (testi di)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Milano, Federico Motta Editore: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003675


384 pages; numerous color reproductions. The works of the fifthteenth century painters of Ancona, an area on Italy's Adriatic coast. A chapter with catalogue is devoted to each artist or small group of artists. Italian text. View more info

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The Hand and The Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900

By: Dillenberger, Jane ; Joshua C. Taylor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Art Museum: 1972

Seller ID: 003306


192 pages; 123 works are discussed, more than half are illustrated. An exhibition that reveals religion is a theme that runs strongly through the work of American artists, including the most famous. View more info

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The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900

By: Dillenberger, Jane; Joshua C. Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Art Museum: 1972

Seller ID: 004811


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". View more info

Image for To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism

To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism

By: Douthat, Ross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004983


234 pages. Liberal or conservative. Orthodoxy or change. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Sixteen Illustrations from an exhibition of Religious Symbilism in Illuminated Manuscripts

By: Harrsen, Meta

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1944

Seller ID: 003305


The sixteen illustrations in b&w with text. The back panel of the wrapper is chipped; top corner of the front panel is repaired. View more info

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Tintoretto: Deposition from the Cross

By: Hood, William; Leon Wieseltier (Essays by)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries: 2004

Seller ID: 003251


39 pages; color and b&w illustrations, including a color fold-out full view of the painting at the end of the book. Bibliography. View more info

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The Angel Tree : The Loretta Hines Howard Collection of Eighteenth-Century Neapolitan Crèche Figures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Howard, Linn; Mary Jane Pool

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003756


80 pages; numerous full-page color photographs, one 4-panel color photo displaying the entire tree and surround. Clean throughout, binding tight. View more info

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The Treasury of Basel Cathedral

By: Husband, Timothy; Julien Chapuis (with contributions by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 003769


182 pages; 150 illustrations, including 105 color. The fascinating story of 14th-century Basel; its cathedral; the gold, silver, bejewelled, enameled treasury of altar furnishings and liturgical hardware; earthquake; iconoclastic threat of the Reformation; then dispersal from a nineteenth-century auction. Now, some of the 75 examples in the catalogue are now in the Historisches Museum Basel, others are in various European collections; most have never before been seen i... View more info

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Mosaici di San Marco / Mosaics of San Marco

By: Mariacher, Giovanni

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Venezia, Edizioni d'Arte: 1980

Seller ID: 003466


62 pages; 41 mosaics reproduced in color, many full-page, four 2-page foldouts; floor plan of the basilica. Italian, German, English, French text. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Exhibiting the Visual Culture of American Religions

By: Morgan, David and Sally M. Promey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Valparaiso, Indiana, Brauer Museum of Art / Valparaiso University: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003462


130 pages; 48 illutrative plates; historical essay; exhibition overview; bibliography. Images representative of many forms of American religious faith. Clean and tight; one corner of cover is bent. View more info

Image for The Golden Bible from the King James Version of The Old Testament

The Golden Bible from the King James Version of The Old Testament

By: Werner, Elsa Jane (Selected and Arranged by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1946

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003632


124 pages; dramatically illustrated throughout. Large format, good paper, good font, exciting illustrations, nice layout: readable for young eyes. Blue crayon marks on page 9 (in keeping with the illustration); edges and corners of the boards are worn. View more info