Wells, Amos R
Title Sermons in Stones and in Other Things: Some Practical Lessons for Life Drawn from Everyday Surroundings
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First edition
Publisher New York Doubleday & McClure Co. 1899
Seller ID 562
New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Wells, Amos R. Sermons in Stones and in Other Things: Some Practical Lessons for Life Drawn from Everyday Surroundings. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899, first edition. Hardcover, 5 by 7 1/2-inches, x, 342 pp. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Light wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine, a few small spots and scuff marks. Previous owner’s name, date (1900) and city in pen on ffep and the same person’s lovely custom bookplate depicting a knight praying before a bookcase on the front pastedown. Religious tales based on everyday scientific phenomena like geodes, sunspots, corals, cucumbers … and a sction of “Printer’s Parables” that include “Justifying,” “Weak Chases,” “As to Offsetting,” etc. First Edition.