New York Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. maps and plans. First Edition: Second Printing before Publication. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author on the title page, tall 8vo, pale parchment yellow quarter cloth with gold lettering over comparable boards, illustrated with 25 maps & plans, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) lettered with three colored circlets of religious figures, xviii + 469 pages +  Permissions +  A Note About the Author +  A Note About the Type. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3668
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Karen Armstrong, OBE, FRSL (born 1944) is a former Irish Catholic nun turned British author. She is well known for her books on comparative religion. As of this writing, she has written 26 best-selling books on important religious subjects and figures.