Item #3524 Men I Have Known. Dean Farrar, Frederick W. Farrar.
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known
Men I Have Known

Men I Have Known

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Company, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. A Very Good + to Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and front board and showing some rubbing to the spine ends and leading board corners as well as evidence to the spine of the book having been opened. Frederick W. Farrar (1895 - 1903) was the Archdeacon of Westminster Abbey from 1883 to 1894, and Dean of Canterbury Cathedral from 1895 until his death in 1903 and had a wide acquaintance. In this volume the reader will find much to know about Farrar as well as of others included in this book, including, but not limited to: Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Matthew Arnold, Charles Darwin, Professor Huxley, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier, various Bishops, Archbishops, and Deans, Cardinal Newman, Lord Lytton, Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, George Du Maurier, Lord Macaulay, Charles Kingsley, Anthony Trollope, and others. Affixed to the front free endpaper is a card from Edward L. Atkinson, a Harvard graduate and the Rector of the Church of the Epiphany in New York City, dated December 24, 1901 presenting this copy of Farrar's book to a Miss (or Mrs.) Pegram for all she does for the Church. [Atkinson was to drown soon so this card and book were given at the last Christmas of his life on Earth.] A nice copy of this interesting work. Very good +. Item #3524

Price: $125.00

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