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      Sale 2395 | Lot 191
      Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2395 Lot 191

        (LITURGY, CATHOLIC.) Lectionary for Mass. English Translation approved by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and confirmed by the Apostolic See. xl, [4], 2078 pages. 8vo, 234x145 mm, custom binding by Fritz Eberhardt (1917-97) of brown morocco gilt- and blind-stamped to cruciform design with symbols of the four Evangelists surrounding red morocco center onlay with gilt alpha on front cover and omega on rear cover, red morocco onlays on spine, wide turn-ins gilt-tooled with irregular lines; gilt edges gauffered to ornamental pattern; contents clean; suede-lined linen slipcase with onlaid brown morocco spine panel blind-stamped with the Evangelists' symbols. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1970

        Estimate $800 - 1,200

        "St. Charles Borromeo Seminary called for a lectionary to be used during archdiocesan liturgical ceremonies and one which would match their grandeur. To fill this need and to present a gift to St. Charles Borromeo, a priest-professor from the Seminary commissioned Fritz Eberhardt to create a binding that combined religious symbolism with aesthetic quality . . . The Lectionary is one of Eberhardt's most successful creations"--Legacies of Genius: A Celebration of Philadelphia Libraries 28.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250

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