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Phillips Brooks: 1835-1893: Memories of His Life with Extracts From His Letters and Note-Books

Author:  Alexander V. G. Allen (Author)
Price: $20.00
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1907
Tips, corners, and edges of the book show moderate shelf wear, spine legible, top edge dusty, previous owners' names, else clean and unmarked; no jacket. First printing of the revised and abbreviated version following the two volume edition published in 1901. From Wikipedia: "Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, and particularly remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem". In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23." From a prominent Massachusetts family Brooks was a descendant of the eminent Puritan religious figure John Cotton and of Samuel Phillips, Jr. the founder of the Phillips Academy, Andover. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!