1897 The Little Minister
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
First published in 1891, this novel is a lesser known work from Scottish playwright and novelist J. M. Barrie, best known, of course, for the creation of 'Peter Pan'.
'The Little Minister' is a sentimental novel set in the Scottish weaving village 'Thrums,' heavily based on Barrie's birthplace and early upbringing. The novel is concerned with an impoverished minister who is struggling with a rioting congregation of weavers.
Featuring the illustrated plates of W. Hole.
With twenty two pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear.
The scarce fifty-second thousand of this work.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Light fading to back strip, with bumping to spine head and tail. Marks to centre of back strip and front board. Front hinge starting, with board holding firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Scattered patches of light spotting throughout.
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