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Pearl. Rendered into modern English verse.

Mitchell, Silas Weir (trans.).

Published by The Century Co. (pr. by the De Vinne Press), New York, 1906
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First edition of Mitchell's rhymed translation of the 14th-century Middle English poem in which a dreaming father has a vision of his deceased daughter (thought to have been named Marguerite or Margery, from the Latin for "pearl"), now a queen in Heaven. Weir, a neurologist, was born in Philadelphia and known for his work on nerve injuries and erythromelalgia ("Weir Mitchell?s disease"). 8vo. 57, [1] pp. BAL 14236. Ex-library. Publisher's green cloth, front cover with title simply gilt-stamped; covers pressure-stamped and spine with paper shelving label. Cloth with slight wear to extremities, spots of very minor discoloration. Front pastedown with bookplate; reverse of last page with pocket; title-page and two others perforation-stamped. Untrimmed pages with a few stray pencil marks, otherwise clean; overall a nice solid copy. Bookseller Inventory # 2971

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Title: Pearl. Rendered into modern English verse.

Publisher: The Century Co. (pr. by the De Vinne Press), New York

Publication Date: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

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