The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

By: Van Dyke, Henry

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Dark blue cloth with gilt titles and elaborate pine decoration in green and gilt designed by Margret Armstrong; 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 295 pages,gray-scale illustrations tinted in pink; boards are rubbed worn at extremities, hint of fraying at corners and spine ends, previous owner's name stamp in front end paper, diagonal closed tear to tissue guard at frontis, pages toned with age, binding a little tender. 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.

Title: The Ruling Passion: Tales of Nature and Human Nature

Author Name: Van Dyke, Henry

Categories: Beautiful Bindings, Nature/Outdoor, Essays,

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 001055

Keywords: NATURE WRITING DECORATIVE PUBLISHERS BINDING MARGARET ARMSTRONG