Herbert J. Thurston, S.J. and Donald Attwater: Butler’s Lives of the Saints

A 2,932 page collection of 2,565 scholarly, informative, and edifying Catholic hagiographical introductions arranged according to date of feast day. A 1956 enlargement, revision, and update of Rev. Alban Butler’s The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints, Compiled from Original Monuments and Authentic Records. Image links to online version of original Rev. Butler collection. ISBN recommendation: 0-87061-1372