Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book. A.D. 1200

(Boston): (Houghton, Mifflin and Company), (1896).

Price: $350.00

Hardcover. Thin octavo. Figured morocco with silk ties. Owner name, hinges restored, some modest staining to the boards and some of the text, a fair only, but presentable copy of this highpoint of arts and crafts book design.

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Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book. A.D. 1200. Thomas Bailey ALDRICH.
Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book. A.D. 1200

Thomas Bailey Aldrich
birth name: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
born: 11/11/1836
died: 3/19/1907

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Poet, short-story writer, and editor whose use of the surprise ending influenced the development of the short story in America. He drew upon his childhood experiences in New Hampshire in his popular classic The Story of a Bad Boy (1870). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore