The Orthodox Eastern Church by Adrian Fortesque, Ph.D., D.D. 1907. First Edition.
Published by the Catholic Truth Society, London. Dimensions : 227mm x 145mm x 42mm. Weight : 0.820kg net. Condition : Quite good.
The Orthodox Eastern Church by Adrian Fortesque, Ph.D., D.D., published and printed by The Catholic Truth Society, 69, Southwark Bridge Road, S.E., 1907. First Edition.
Dimensions : 227mm x 145mm x 42mm. Weight 0.820kg net.
8vo, xxvii, 451 medium/heavy duty numbered pages. Illustrated by the author.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. No DJ. Front maroon linen board has light wear to edges, bumps to corners and marking to face. Gilt lettering and cross motif. Back board similar with some light scratching. Spine with wear top and tail, sunned and light marking. Faded gilt with publisher's emblem lower. Blank p/d and e/p with foxing and faded pencil owner's name. pp with title and foxing. Frontispiece follows with woodblock print of The Church of the Holy Wisdom at Constantinople drawn by the author. Title page faces with full details; verso inscription by Persae 186-189. Preface follows v-viii. Contents ix-xii. Illustrations; 6 by the author. List of Books xv-xxvii. The Orthodox Eastern Church commences p2 through to p439. Comprehensive Index to p451. Pages good with toning to border edges, light browning and light usage. Foxing spots in places. Foxing to back e/p and p/d and red ink stain to lower edges. Binding quite tight. Gilt to top edge, fore-edge rough cut and some pages still uncut in pairs. Lower edge uncut. An interesting study in the First Edition. Please view the images below :
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