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Title: Vestiarium Christianum. The origin and gradual development of the Dress of Holy Ministry in the Church.
Description: London, Rivingtons, 1868 , large in-8, 24 x 15,5 cm, 14 pp + lxxxiv pp + 252 pp + 65 plates , including the frontispiece, plates numbered 1-63, 5bis and 6bis, 62 does not exist. ( 4 plates in color and 11 are original mounted photographs), rebound in contemporary black cloth, (originally published in a gutta-percha binding, of which none survive), with gilt title label on spine, some of the plates with slight foxing, but still a fine/good copy of the original and first edition . A book "still of much value, notably the second part, which gives texts (with translations) of passages bearing on the subject taken from early and medieval writers, with many interesting plates." - Encyclopedia Britt. .

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Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 40995