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Gilt-decorated green cloth with butterfly design on cover. 12mo. 162pp. Illustrated. First edition. 9 short biographies of heroic saints for the young reader, including Sts. Christopher, Catherine, Francis of Assisi and the hermit saints. The book is illustrated with 8 handsome plates (artist unknown) in brown coloring showing Saint George and the dragon and other scenes. Caroline Van Dusen Chenoweth was an educator married to a Colonel who served as vice-consul to China. She assumed his consulate duties upon his illness and was later commended for her work. She taught English literature at Smith College and was a member of the London Society for Psychical Research and other organizations. She also wrote stories on child life in China. A good copy with some fraying to the spine tips, some light cover bubbling and a white blemish on the rear cover. The text is very good with some light soiling and edgewear. There is a faint stain to the lower right corner of the first 30 pages. Scarce. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Stories of the Saints.
Editorial: Boston: James R. Osgood & Co.
Año de publicación: 1880
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción 2017. Ebook. Estado de conservación: New. eng Lang:- eng, It is an Ebook edition of the original edition published long back . We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in ebook (pdf) format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. We provide you the best available ebook for your ebook shelf. Once you place the order, you will receive a link to download the pdf file. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Nº de ref. de la librería HT00002030742
Descripción James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1880. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Good -. No Jacket. Brown cloth boards are scuffed, light stains, rubbed edges, chipping at tips. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 237145A