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THE THREE PEARLS; or, Virginity and Martydom by  A Daughter of Charity - 1st edition - 1875 - from Frey Fine Books and Biblio.com

THE THREE PEARLS; or, Virginity and Martydom

by Daughter of Charity, A

Condition: Good


New York: The Catholic Publication Society, 1875. 1st edition. Cloth. Good. 1st edition. A Good + copy. 12mo., 238 pp. Bound in the publisher's green cloth, decorated and titled in black and gilt stamped design; beveled boards. Moderate wear to the boards, with tips rubbed. Yellow end papers. The end papers are a bit finger-soiled, with an old tape repair. Text beginning to tan. Good +. *** OCLC locates just 2 copies of the 1876 edition, and none of this 1875 1st edition. ***. Both virginity and martydom are combined in each of the "Three Pearls", namely, the three virgin-martyrs, Agnes, Cecilia, and Catherine of Alexander.
  • Bookseller: Frey Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23226
  • Title: THE THREE PEARLS; or, Virginity and Martydom
  • Author: Daughter of Charity, A
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Publisher: The Catholic Publication Society
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1875
  • Keywords: saints, biography, religion

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