Author:Reade, Charles; Swinburne, Algernon Charles

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The Cloister and the Hearth; or, Maid, Wife, and Widow: A Matter-of-Fact Romance

By: Reade, Charles; Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2259937

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1920. Ink name on front endpaper. 331 pp. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles, top edge gilt. This edition includes a frontispiece of the author, photographic plates of Venetian architecture and historical illustrations, and an appreciation by Algernon Charles Swinburne. The Cloister and The Hearth (1861) is a novel by the English author Charles Reade. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about the travels of a young scribe and illuminator, Gerard Eliassoen, through several European countries. Often describing the events, people and their prac... View more info