CREATIONS IN ECCLESIASTICAL ART: Twentieth Edition.

Chicago: Daprato, 1928. ONE OF THE GREAT WORKS OF CATHOLIC CHURCH ART. This is an original 1928 printing of the illustrated catalogue for Daprato Statuary Company. Daprato was the leading American manufacturer of ecclesiastical art for Catholic Churches throughout the great era of church building in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The catalogue contains thousands of photographs in both color and b/w of statues, altars, fonts, grottos, and more. Oblong folio measuring 15x12 inches. Original pebbled brown cloth. Ex-libris with a few small library stamps but as book did not circulate it shows little wear. Half-title page is torn with old clear tape repair. Interior otherwise fine and the photographs are all in excellent condition. A MONUMENTAL WORK AND IMPORTANT TO THE APPRECIATION OF OUR HERITAGE OF BEAUTIFUL CATHOLIC ART. Item #111790

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