Nikola Yarushevich, with Gregory Petrovich Georgievsky and Alexander Pavlovich Smirnov >>
Title Pravda o Religii v Rossii : The Truth about Religion in Russia
Book Condition Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Moscow: Moskovskaya Patriarkhaya; 1942
Seller ID 16081
456 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; RUSSIAN language throughout in Cyrillic alphabet. Dark blue-green cloth, gold lettering, beveled boards, 456 pages, main text in black with red decor and red initials, numerous b/w photogravure portraits of Russian Orthodox officials on glossy tipped-in plates with tissue guards, dozens of b/w photos and facsimiles including churches and cathedrals, several reproductions of telegrams, some in English or French. ; Appears to be official publication from pro-Soviet Patriarchs (leaders) of Russian Orthodox Church for years 1941-1942, during massive revival of church in Russia. Edited by Nikola Yarushevich (Metropolitan Nicholas 1891-1961) with Gregory Petrovich Georgievsky and Alexander Pavlovich Smirnov. ; Book shows little wear. White page-marker ribbon is tanned and bottom edge is frayed, as usual. No marks or scribbles. Binding tight.