The Faith of France: Studies in Spiritual Differences and Unity [INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND WITH AN ... The Faith of France: Studies in Spiritual Differences and Unity [INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND WITH AN ... The Faith of France: Studies in Spiritual Differences and Unity [INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND WITH AN ... The Faith of France: Studies in Spiritual Differences and Unity [INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND WITH AN ...


Barrès, Maurice; Elisabeth Marbury (Translated by); Henry van Dyke (Foreword by)

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1918
Condition: g- to vg Hardcover

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Octavo. XXIV, [2], 294pp. Uncut. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Fly leaf inscribed, and dated (October 1918) by the author to Stephen Samuel Wise, the renown Austro-Hungarian-born American Reform rabbi and Zionist leader. Laid in, a 2-page handwritten letter by Maurice Barrès to rabbi Wise informing him of his upcoming visit at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris. Both the insciption and the letter are in French."The Faith of France" has been written to show the united spirit of a France engulfed in WWI. Chapters are accordingly devoted to Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Socialists, and Traditionalists, indicating how all are united against the German invader. These studies are based on soldiers' letters from which quotations are freely made. An additional chapter shows how all, while defending France, defend their own particular faith. Binding sunned on spine and along edges. Hinges slightly starting. Rabbi Stephen Samuel Wise's personal copy, with a few sporadic annotations and underlining (in pencil) from his hand throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior and handwritten letter in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39875

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Title: The Faith of France: Studies in Spiritual ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1918

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First American edition.

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