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Pierre and His Family; or a Story of the Waldenses (1827)

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Pierre and His Family; or a Story of the WaldensesPierre and His Family; or, a Story of the Waldenses by the author of “Lily Douglas” [Miss Grierson].  Second edition. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1827. Two steel engravings. 5.75″ tall, 214 pp.  Quarter leather hardcover in good condition.

Historical fiction based on the experiences of Waldensians as they returned to their valley homes in the 17th century after persecution.

Writing on endpapers. First endpaper is torn along outer edge. Frontispiece engraving is beginning to separate, as is an additional engraved plate original to this edition. Pages foxed, tanned. Quarter leather over boards is heavily edge worn with bumped corners.  Marbled paper over boards is scuffed and worn. Gilt lettering and design on spine is visible.

Major credit cards, PayPal accepted.  Inquiries about the book may be made to info@catscradlebks.net or purchase here.

 

 

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