London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 190p. A purple cloth hardcover book with an embossed gilt decoration on the front. Very good condition. Spine and top edges are quite faded; the spine is nearly faded to an off-white color. Affixed inside the front cover is a previous owner's greeting card. Otherwise, the text is clean and the binding tight. Item #170871
A historical guide to the evolution of Catholic clergy vestments. Nicely illustrated with black and white drawings and occasional plates.