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Science And Health, Plus Mrs. Eddy’s Writings by  Mary Baker Eddy - Hardcover - 1917 - from AARDWOLF Fine Books and Biblio.com

Science And Health, Plus Mrs. Eddy’s Writings

by Eddy, Mary Baker

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Allison V. Stewart, Boston, 1917; 12mo; black leather flex boards; gilt titles; all page edges gilt. An early collection of the individual texts for "Science And Health With Key To The Scriptures," and numerous other of Mrs. Eddy’s writings: "Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896"; "Unity Of Good"; "Rudimental Divine Science"; "No And Yes"; "Retrospection And Introspection"; "The First Church Of Christ Scientist"; "Miscellany" (which includes responses to criticism from the likes of Mark Twain and McClure’s Magazine, and a 1906 refutation of allegations that Rev. James Henry Wiggin was co-author of Science and Health); "Christian Healing"; "The People’s Idea Of God"; "Pulpit And Press"; "Christian Science vs. Pantheism"; "Message To The Mother Church, 1900"; "Message To The Mother Church, 1901"; and "Message To The Mother Church, 1902," all bound together with original prelims and title pages into a single volume. Frontispiece photogravure portrait plate of Mrs. Eddy, plus a plate of the newly constructed Mother Church in Boston opposite the "Christian Healing" section. Printed on onionskin paper. A formidable volume, 1,968 pages in length and 2 1/4" thick. Very Good Plus, binding tight and sound, leather shiny and supple, no bumps, no cracks, no chips, no scrapes, no tears, with the three original black silk marker ribbons, one loose, the others still firmly attached. All gilding brilliant. There is scattered underlining in black ink affecting a total of 40 leaves of text. A significant and revealing archive of early Christian Science and its enigmatic founder.
  • Bookseller: AARDWOLF Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5401
  • Title: Science And Health, Plus Mrs. Eddy’s Writings
  • Author: Eddy, Mary Baker
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Allison V. Stewart
  • Place: Boston,
  • Date published: 1917
  • Keywords: Christian Science, Religion, Mrs. Eddy, Mary Baker Eddy, James Henry Wiggin
  • Bookseller catalogs: Spirituality and Religion;


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