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Title:The Luminous Vision; Six Medieval Mystics & Their Teachings
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$18.50)
Item ID:SB00-0105620
Publisher:George Allen & Unwin, London, 1982
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
George Allen & Unwin, 1982, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

VIII, 194 pages, introduction by author, bibliography and index. Maroon coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the top backstrip edge and rubbing to the lower backstrip edge. There is a small bump to the top edge of the front board. Light browning of the text block edges and very light tannin to the internal pages. Photographic dustwrapper showing a mediaeval illustration, against a gray background and maroon and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edginess. There has been darkening of the backstrip and to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel. A little rubbing and scoring of the laminate of the dustwrapper. " My me is God, said Catherine of Genoa, And I Know No Other God but Him. This mystical understanding transfigured Christianity in the Middle Ages and it to some of its most sublime prose and poetry. The relationship of the person to his own deepest reality -- to that which transcends him and yet is intimately is him -- if the main theme of the mystics in this book." -- from the front fold over panel the mystics quoted are:-- Jan van Ruysbroeck, Julian of Norwich, St Bernard of Clairvaux, Richard Rolle, Meister Eckhart, and the book " The Cloud of Unknowing ". This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy ; Religion -- Christianity; Religion -- Eastern; ISBN: 0041890019. ISBN/EAN: 9780041890013. Inventory No: 0105620.
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