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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 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