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PEARLS FROM MANY SEAS. A Galaxy of Thought from Four Hundred Writers of Wide Repute. Embracing Beautiful Maxims for the Conduct of Life and Lucid Expositions of Holy Writ. Classified and Illustrated.

by McClure, J.B

Condition: Very Good


Rhodes & McClure, Chicago: ., 1904. pp. 528 +Plus 50 leaves of plates. 8vo. 200mm. Original publisher's full dark green pictorial cloth binding lettered and decorated in silver gilt. Spine decorated and lettered similarly. Gilt bright on cover and slightly rubbed on spine. Boards and spine clean with slight abrasions. Head and base of spine worn and binding crinkled. Patterned end papers. Corners frayed. A later printing from 1904. Damp stained on all pages near interior corner. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very good. Pearls from Many Seas offers beautiful maxims for the conduct of life and lucid expositions of holy write, selected by JB McClure. Frontispiece plate of "Farewell" from the painting by Grosch. Portrait plate of McClure at front. Offers a topical and alphabetical index at front to navigate the maxims. Illustrated plates selected especially for this work from the great art galleries of the world. Intriguing six-page write-up from an address - Teaching the Deaf to Speak - by R.S. Rhodes of Flint, Michigan, explaining and illustrating his Rhodes Audiophone. An intriguing device, apparatus, transmitting audible sounds to the teeth and somehow to the audio nerves. The Teeth the Best Medium and the Audiophone the Best Instrument for Converting Sounds to the Deaf, and Teaching the Partly Deaf to Speak. NW61. Hardcover. Very Good.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 183BIND2
  • Title: PEARLS FROM MANY SEAS. A Galaxy of Thought from Four Hundred Writers of Wide Repute. Embracing Beautiful Maxims for the Conduct of Life and Lucid Expositions of Holy Writ. Classified and Illustrated.
  • Author: McClure, J.B
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rhodes & McClure, Chicago: .
  • Date published: 1904
  • Keywords: PUBLISHERS BINDINGS MCCLURE RELIGION FICTION DEAF ILLUSTRATED 1904.
  • Bookseller catalogs: ILLUSTRATED; RELIGION; BINDINGS;


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