Title: The Hermits
Author: Charles Kingsley
Description: Book is half-bound leather with marbled boards; marbled end papers as well as marbled edges to the text block. Black & white illustration for frontispiece with full color title page. Book has a little foxing to both front and rear pages. Previous owner name on second front edge page. Main body of text is clear of foxing and any other marks; surfaces of boards are rubbed. Some wear to bottom edges of boards. Book has been placed in clear heavy mylar to protect surfaces. Published by Macmillan as a volume in "The Sunday Library for Household Reading." No date given but would have been published sometime between 1857 and 1885, the years that R. Clay, Son and Taylor, Printers, of Bread Street Hill, London, were in operation. Small $2.00 price tag/provenance sticker from Meier & Frank (Portland, Oregon) on last end paper.
Contents: Saint Antony; The Life of Saint Paul, the First Hermit; Hilarion; Arsenius; The Hermits of Asia; Basil; Simeon Stylites; The Hermits of Europe; St. Severinus, the Apostle of Noricum; The Celtic Hermits; St. Malo; St. Columba; St. Guthlac; St. Godric of Finchale; Anchorites, Strictly So Called
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Macmillan & Co
Year: No date given but would have been published sometime between 1857 and 1885
Size: 5.25 x 7.25 inches.
Pages: 335 pages.
Keywords: Christianity, Early Christianity, monasticism, Church Fathers, Monks, British monasticism, hagiography,
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