Van Dyke, Henry
Title The Blue Flower
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1909
Seller ID ET0175
Hardcover in original publisher's binding. 7 3/4 x 5 inches; 299 pages; 8 gray scale color plates; cover designed by Margaret Armstrong. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles and decorated in light blue, green and gilt floral design, top edges gilt, remaining edges untrimmed, boards rubbed and edge worn with very light bump to bottom front corner, clean pages & sound binding. A multi-talented personality, Henry Van Dyke (1852 - 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman, known for his works which included short stories, poems, and essays. He believed in sympathy for man, fostering companionship with nature, and promoting a reverent view of life. He was an influential writer and contributed in various other fields such as religion, literature, education, diplomacy, public service, and nature.
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