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Pro Vita Monastica: An Essay in Defence of the Contemplative Virtues

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Pro Vita Monastica: An Essay in Defence of the Contemplative Virtues

by Henry Dwight Sedgwick

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1923. First Edition. Good copy. No Jacket. In dark brown embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Untrimmed fore-edge. Clean text pages. Light soiling of earlier pages. Previous owner's imprint on front free endpaper. Small book store plate on back paste-down. Five inch narrow horizontal stain mark on front cover. Bumping and rubbing of ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear. Thank you for your patronage.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Quaker House Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001898
Title
Pro Vita Monastica: An Essay in Defence of the Contemplative Virtues
Author
Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Atlantic Monthly Press
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1923
Keywords
SPIRITUAL
Bookseller catalogs
Spiritual;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
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shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]
Cloth
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