For Duty's Sake : Stirring Stories of Noble Lives

By: Douglas, M.

Price: $32.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


272 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, gray-blue cloth decorated in orange and black, 272 pages, gilt spine title, numerous b/w illustrations in text, color frontispiece showing Nelson's signal as displayed in naval flags. ; Originally published 1896. This is 4th edition, circa 1910. Heroic tales featuring great men and women from England's past (Anthony Ashley Cooper, Horatio Nelson, Father Damien, Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison, Sir John Franklin, more) arranged in prose and verse, for use as elementary school reader. ; Cloth moderately worn at extremities, with light soiling and a few small wrinkles. Endpapers age-toned. Sabbath school presentation (award) bookplate on front endpaper, dated 1914 in faded ink. No other marks. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce.

Title: For Duty's Sake : Stirring Stories of Noble Lives

Author Name: Douglas, M.

Categories: Children's Non-fiction,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Jarrold & Sons: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Item: 1.20 lbs

Seller ID: 21820

Keywords: Readers ; Elementary Education ; Sunday School ; Myths & Legends ; England ; English History ; Literature ; William Shakespeare ;,