Philokalia of the Niptic Fathers. (Philohalia ton hieron neptikon). Complete in 5 volumes.

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Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; The text of all 5 volumes is in Greek. Volume one (fourth printing - 1971): xiv - 334 pp. Volume two (third printing - 1958): (6) - 320 pp. Volume three (third printing - 1960): (6) - 359 pp. Volume four (third printing - 1961): (8) - 385 pp. Volume five (third printing) - 1963): (10) - 392 pp. Volume one is case bound (hard cover) in black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Volumes 2, 3, 4 and 5 are soft cover with matching dust jackets that are fastened to the spines. Present in each volume is a small publisher insert that states "Philokalia of the Niptic Fathers. Compiled by Our Holy and Godfearing Fathers for the Practice and Theory of Moral Philosophy to Purify, Enlighten, and Perfect the Intellect. -- Printing. Volume --. Astir Publishing House, Athens Greece. 19--". All have a previous owner's name stamped on the first page and a penned inscription in Greek on the inside of the front cover. Volume one has a serious flaw in that the top fore edge corner of pages 157/158 (a single leaf) has been torn off and this does affect the text (please see the picture). Otherwise they are clean with sound bindings. The dust jackets of all show wear to the edges and are soiled with staining and sunning to the spines. The OCLC number for this set is 99525914 and it appears there are only 2 copies present in any libraries, both university libraries in Switzerland.

Title: Philokalia of the Niptic Fathers. (Philohalia ton hieron neptikon). Complete in 5 volumes.

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Categories: Catholic - on Prayer, Catholic - Mysticism,

Publisher: Athens, Greece., Astir Publishing House.: 1958 - 1971

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 32664

Keywords: Philokalia; Theology; Philosophy; Greek; Nicodemus; Macarius; Hesychast; Eastern Orthodox;