Six Months in a Convent 1835 anti-Catholic tract Rebecca Theresa Reed old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Religion, Catholicism, Convent, Anti-Catholicism, Rebecca Theresa Reed).
Six Months in a Convent, or The Narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed, Who Was Under the Influence of the Roman Catholics About Two Years, and an Inmate of the Ursuline Convent on Mount Benedict, Charleston Mass, Nearly Six Months, in the Years 1831-32.
Published 1835, Boston by Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf.
192 pages. Text in English. Interesting and early American Publisher's catalog at rear, 16 pp. printed on yellow paper.
Accounts of the events which led to the sacking and burning of the Ursuline Convent at Mount Benedict in Massachusetts on August 11th, 1834.
Publishers'c cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations. Text block is sound, covers loosened around it.Small hole in spine cloth with chipping at spine base, covers rubbed as inevitable for early cloth.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.