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The Habit: A History of the Clothing of Catholic Nuns by  Elizabeth Kuhns - First Thus 1st Printing - 2003 - from Granada Bookstore  (Member IOBA) and Biblio.com

The Habit: A History of the Clothing of Catholic Nuns

by Kuhns, Elizabeth

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York, New York, U. S. A.: Doubleday, 2003. First Thus 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bce. (Book Club Edition) (First Thus). Stated First Edition With The Number Line Indicating A First Printing. Includes Bibliographical References, Chapter Notes And Index. The Book Is Bound In Black Paper With Gilt Lettering On The Spine.


Elizabeth Kuhns writes on Catholic traditions for a variety of publications. She is a regular contributor to Faith & Family: The Magazine of Catholic Living , and has previously worked for the Book-of-the-Month Club and the New Hampshire Humanities Council.


  • Seller: Granada Bookstore (Member IOBA) US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 037237
  • Title: The Habit: A History of the Clothing of Catholic Nuns
  • Author: Kuhns, Elizabeth
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Thus 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0385505884
  • ISBN 13:9780385505888
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: New York, New York, U. S. A.
  • Date published: 2003
  • Pages: 228
  • Keywords: Nuns - Clothing - History; Monasticism And Religious Orders For Women - Habit - History. Civilization, Catholicism, History, Clergy, Institutions & Organizations
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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