Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Catholic Peoples Encyclopedia (3 Volumes...
Publisher: The Catholic Press
Book Condition: GOOD
Book Description The Catholic Press, Chicago, 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. A Good copy of a three volume set of ".a welcome addition to the Catholic family library." All three volumes have shelf wear. Gilt is crisp on the covers but slightly dulled on the spine from sunning. Smudging to back cover of all three volumes. Volume One is A-D; Volume Two is E-M and Volume Three is N-Z. All three volumes have chipping along spine. All three volumes are lavishly illustrated. Volume 1 is 344 pages, Volume 2 is 728 pages and Volume 3 is 1136 pages. Text is clean in Volume 1 & 3. Volume 2 has a child's writing in the margins of page 345. Writing also on pages 348-349 & 356-357 among the definitions. Smudging to the inside of the back cover of Volume 2. "Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm."Also known as :"Virtue's Catholic encyclopedia."From verso:"Imprimatur: Cletus F. O'Donnell, J.C.D., Administrator, Archdiocese of Chicago, April 25, 1966." From Preface:"This is a Catholic Encyclopedia--a book of reference intended primarily for the average Catholic for use in the home. It will also find a ready use in schools, libraries, presbyteries, and convents.Subjects are treated in alphabetical order, and the space devoted to each article varies according to its importance." Learn the definition of:"Fra Angelico"; "Conscientious Objection"; "Ex Cathedra"; "Gothic"; "Predella" and "Zucchetto." Due to weight of this volume, International postage will only be processed with additional charges for shipping from the buyer. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000771