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Catalogue of Children's Books before 1900)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J70985

Author Balfour,Clara Lucas (1808-1878)
Title THE WANDERINGS OF A BIBLE by Clara Lucas Balfour
PlacePub London
Publisher S.W. Partridge
Date 1890 by catalogue
Illustrations Plates (within the collation) (7 + titlepage vignette).
Description 145x100mm red pictorial cloth with gilt title panel (tips bit worn spine darkened) 64pp +[8]pp publisher's catalogue. Among the New books of the catalogue are ones that came out in 1890-1 earlier editions of this title had 69pages. Inner hinge sl.pulled exposing the rust marks around the staples but the book is secure, tight and clean. *The story of a boy who fails to learn of the sorrows that intoxication brings - he is given a Bible by his dying mother. He spends his leisure drinking and listening to the controversial lecturers. He meets a religious girl who marries him hoping to reform him but he persist in drunken habits. Selling the Bible for a dram it falls into his estranged father's hands who has by now reformed and taken the pledge and is a speaker at Temperance Meetings. Finally the young man also renounces strong drink, the father recognizes his son and they move to the country "where aided by true Christian principles .. the course of his life was altered".
Booknumber J70985
Price Price: GBP 8.00 or USD 10.00
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