First English edition, originally published as Il Grande Libro delle Icone Russe, in 1987. English translation by Mary Leonore Morse. Wonderfully illustrated history of icon art and iconography in Russia since the conversion to Christianity in the 10th century to the 20th century. Preface by Pitirim, Metropolitan of Volokolamsk and Yuryevsk.
Index of icons and bibliography. Beautiful colorful illustrations throughout the book.Pages have no writings, creases, tears or highlights. Dust jacket has wear, see pictures. The spine slants but does not separate/split. Small tear on bottom of spine front corner. Crack on bottom inside see pictures. Some wear on bottom and top, see pictures. I have tried to take any actual pictures. If you have any questions please contact me. The item "Rare book Antique Russian Icons, Father Vladimir Ivanov, 1988" is in sale since Thursday, June 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons".
The seller is "mtfishing" and is located in Great Falls, Montana. This item can be shipped to United States.