Librairie Le Feu Follet - Paris - +33 (0)1 56 08 08 85 - Contact us - 31 Rue Henri Barbusse, 75005 Paris

Antique books - Bibliophily - Art works

Sell - Valuation - Buy
Les Partenaires du feu follet Ilab : International League of Antiquarian Booksellers SLAM : Syndicat national de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne

   First edition
   Signed book
   Gift Idea
+ more options

Search among 31413 rare books :
first editions, antique books from the incunable to the 18th century, modern books

Advanced search

Receive our catalog


The Feu Follet's Letter
Begriffe und Konzepte der Bibliophilie
The enigma
New arrivals
In the bookshop
Bibliographic essays
The illustrators of La Gazette du Bon Ton

New arrivals

(Archimandrite) Sophrony:
Elder monk Silouan of Mount Athos 1866-1938

New entryNew entry
(Archimandrite) Sophrony

Elder monk Silouan of Mount Athos 1866-1938

Presence Editions, Paris 1973 16x24,5cm, binding of the publisher.
First edition of the French translation, one of 45 numbered copies on Arches laid, only major papers.
Binding to bradel Editor in full marine canvas, silent smooth back.
A light on a black slash guard, a tiny black spot next, nice copy.
Starets Silouan better known under the name of Silouan the Athonite (1866-1936) was a Russian monk saint of the Orthodox Church, who lived in the St. Panteleimon Monastery on Mount Athos from 1892 to his death. Mount Athos, "Holy Mountain" to the twenty monasteries is still forbidden to women and female animals. The "avaton 'or ban on women entering Mount Athos - which extends to all female animals except cats - the date of an order of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine Monomakh 1046.

More details here
Leave a comment
On-line help