THE EXQUISITE GIFT by WALLIS, Ella Bell

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THE EXQUISITE GIFT

Edition: First Edition

Ottawa: Ariston, 1930. Light brown cloth, spine stamped in gilt. pp 249. Careless opening has caused small margin chips to a few leaves and a two inch tear to a blank area of pp 73-74; else fine. Beige dust jacket has very light darkened and rubbing to spine, small chips at foot of spine; a few edge nicks; panels lightly dusty; VG+ otherwise. An attractive copy of this religious novel published by the vanity press arm of the Graphic Press. Spine decoration and very handsome jacket illustration by Thoreau MacDonald. (Edison C26). "Her only novel, THE EXQUISITE GIFT (1930), which celebrates the virginal purity of a woman who dedicates her life to the welfare of others, including a large family of orphaned children, was at first rejected, but with the encouragement of her friend, Nellie McClung." - Canada's Early Women Writers. Calgary author.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 44325
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