A DICTIONARY OF MIRACLES, E. Cobham Brewer, 1st/1st 1889 MIRACLES SYMBOLS SAINTS
A Dictionary of Miracles: Imitative, Realistic, and Dogmatic ~ by E. Cobham Brewer ~ 1st Edition / 1st Printing 1889; ILLUSTRATED
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co., New York (1889)
Scarce first edition from 1889 of DICTIONARY OF MIRACLES: IMITATIVE, REALISTIC, AND DOGMATIC. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for some light shelf-wear and unscripted (handwritten) title and author on the spine. The pages are crisp and clean, and free of interior markings. A thorough and comprehensive Christian resource encompassing the topics of: Miracles, Symbology, Saints, Martyrs, Child - Martyrs Canonized, Saints of the 19th Century, Dates of Ecclesiastical Customs, Dogmas and Titles, Instruments of Torture. The book is divided into three parts: Part I: Miracles of Saints in imitation of Scripture Miracles; Part II: Realistic Miracles; Part III: Miracles to Prove Christian Dogmas. 582 pages, and illustrated.