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Encylopedie des Sciences Religieuses

By F. Lichtenberger

1877-1882 - Paris - Librairie Sandoz et Fischbacher

9.5" by 6.5"; (viii) 776pp; 804pp; 795pp; 792pp; 799pp; 796pp; 795pp; 808pp; 796pp; 807pp; 1139pp; 465pp.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

A complete, thirteen volume set of this French language Encyclopedia of Religious Studies, in attractive leather bindings.

Written by Frederic Auguste Lichtenberg, a noted French theologian and religious professor in the Protestant faculty at Paris University, only just founded upon his appointment, the works seek to act as both an encyclopedia and dictionary of Religious Studies and history, with both short and larger articles on a range of religious matters and subjects.

Arranged alphabetically, the volumes deal with everything from religious architecture to religion in geographical locations such as Italy and Israel, as well as on Christian denominations such as Jesuits, and figures ranging from Louis IX and Mary, Queen of Scots.

With the preface stating that the volumes embrace "all religious sciences" , the works here are thus particuarly broad in their scope, with very diverse subjects covered within the topic. A interesting insight into attitudes towards Christianity and religious history in the Nineteenth Century.

Each volume contains the institutional bookplate of the Guille Alles Library of Guernsey, as well as inkstamps of the institution to each title page.

 

CONDITION

In decorative half-morocco bindings with gilt detailing. Externally smart, there is some wear to the extremities, joints and backstrips, with some additional markings to the boards, most significantly so on the institutional bookplates adhered to them. There are also labels adhered to the base of the spines. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and largely bright and clean throughout, although there are instances of spotting and foxing, particularly to the endpages. There are also institurional inkstamps to title pages and bookplates to pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. 


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