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Holy Things and Profane: Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia

by Upton, Dell

Condition: Fine in Fine DJ.


Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ.. Ownership signature at front pastedown, signed by author at half title, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Beige cloth boards, brown ink lettering, orange endpages. Square 8vo. 278pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Notes. Glossary. Index. Laid in related ephemera.

Inscribed by the author to noted architectural writer, J. Sadler. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted.

  • Bookseller: Lux Mentis, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4978
  • Title: Holy Things and Profane:
  • Author: Upton, Dell
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in Fine DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Place: Cambridge, MA
  • Date published: 1986


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