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Books and Reading / 6th Edition / Revised and Enlarged , 1901

 Item — Box: 13
Identifier: BAL LRC 13 Gold 301


  • Publication: 1901


Biographical / Historical

Author’s Preface: “He has sought to answer a few more questions on books and reading. If he has dwelt at some length upon Wordsworth and Browning, it is in order to diminish the difficulty readers find in grasping the meaning and importance of these poets. De La Salle Institute, New York, December 20, 1890.”

Biographical / Historical

“Memoir of Brother Azarias, F.S.C.,” by John A. Mooney, pages iii-x.


1 Volumes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

La Salle College Library, Philadelphia, PA, accession number 3785.


Stamp on front endpapers: "St. Ann's Community / Christian Brothers / Philadelphia. PA."


Dedication: “To the Memory of the Right Reverend Monsignor Jas. A. Corcoran, D.D., These Pages are affectionately inscribed by the Author.”


Added essays [pages 139-212]: “How to Read Dante;” “The Motives of George Eliot’s Novels;” “Kathleen O’Meara;” “Mr. Augustine Birrell and Criticism;” “A Peep into Tennyson’s Workshop.”


Added: “Panegyric of Brother Azarias,” pages 223-229.

Materials Specific Details

Hardcover, 225 pages

Repository Details

Part of the The De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Baltimore District Repository

1900 West Olney Avenue (Box 831)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19119- United States