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  • The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]
  • The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]
  • The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Author    Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Title   The Little Minister

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Revised Edition

Publisher   New York American Publishers Corporation 1897

Seller ID   2077493

New York: American Publishers Corporation. 1897. Revised Edition. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie's birthplace, and concerns Gavin Dishart, a young impoverished minister with his first congregation. The weavers he serves soon riot in protest against reductions in their wages and harsh working conditions. Warned by Babbie, a beautiful and mysterious Gypsy, that Lord Rintoul, the local laird, has summoned the militia, the weavers prepare for a fight. During the ensuing melee, Dishart rescues Babbie from the soldiers. Dishart and Babbie fall in love, he never suspecting that she is really a well-born lady who is unwillingly betrothed to the old Lord Rintoul. After many trials, the two live happily ever after.' - Encyclopedia BritannicaKeywords: CHILDREN CLASSICS NOVEL THE LITTLE MINISTER Condition Notes: First thus. An exceptional copy.

Price = 40.00 USD

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