Asheim, Ivar; Gold, Victor R. Episcopacy in the Lutheran Church? Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1970.
Black cloth, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, former owner's signature on ffep, viii., 261 clean pp. Original dust jacket with light edge-wear, some darkening to the white panels. Very good in good dust-jacket. Hardcover. 
"In this thorough study of the question [of order] from a primarily historical perspective nine internationally regarded scholars seek to describe the office of church leadership from its New Testament beginnings to its present state in the diverse practice of Lutheran churches throughout the world." - dj.