Vanished Arcadia Jesuits in Paraguay 1607-1767 by R.B. Graham ~ History ~ Catholics ~ Charles William Sherborn Bookplate

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Title: A Vanished Arcadia, being some account of the Jesuits in Paraguay 1607-1767

Author: R. B. Cunninghame Graham

Description: Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spine is very toned; cloth worn at spine ends; shows general wear. On front paste-down, the bookplate of Lily Antrobus, designed and engraved by the English artist Charles William Sherborn. Heavy foxing to pages. Some leaves are unopened/uncut. Includes a fold-out map showing the position of the thirty Jesuit towns in 1733. Index. xvi, 294 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm.

R. B. Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936) was a Scottish politician, writer, journalist and adventurer. This copy belonged to Lily Antrobus, who translated composer Felix Weingartner's book on Wagner, ''Bayreuth''. Her bookplate is noted in the collections of the Rijksmuseum, the University of Delaware, and Aberystwyth University.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: William Heinemann
Place: London
Year: 1901

Keywords: Charles William Sherborn, Lily Antrobus, Jesuits, South America, Paraguay, history, missions,

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