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The toiling of Felix.

Van Dyke, Henry.

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1913
Hardcover
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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First illustrated edition of this poem ? based on the lines "Raise the stone, and thou shalt find me; cleave the wood, and there am I" ? about finding Christ through selfless manual labor. Printed on heavy, deckle-edged paper within wide Art Nouveau-style borders, the text is additionally decorated with mounted chromolithographed painted illustrations by Herbert Moore. Provenance: Front free endpaper with inked inscription reading "A Thanksgiving Appreciation to Miss Alta Anderson from the Parents and Pupils of the Emerson St. Presbyterian S.S. Nov. 28, 1917." Signed binding: Publisher's deep violet-blue cloth, front cover with wide gilt border of floral and vine design, spine with gilt-stamped title and fleurons. Signed "EE," with the second E reversed: Edward B. Edwards, who also designed the interior frames. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [6], 70 pp.; 4 col. plts. (incl. in pagination). Binding as above, spine slightly dimmed. Pages and plates clean. A lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 28954

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Title: The toiling of Felix.

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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