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The Choir Invisible.
Allen,James Lane
Published by N.Y.Macmillan.[1897] . (1897)
Hardcover First Edition
Measures 7x5 inches Weighs 15 ounces


Condition: Good.
Delicately decorated front cover and spine. Tan cloth with gold decoration and dark green text within an embossed gold textblock. Similar decoration/text on the spine.
Gold edge top. Rough cut pages are strong. Text is crisp.
Well built book very strong and solid.
Former owner name inside front cover “Zulu Clements”
Endpaper has full color decoration.
A couple of age spots.
Cover has mild blemishes and spine is darkened with age.

THE CHOIR INVISIBLE
I
THE middle of a fragrant afternoon of May in
the green wilderness of Kentucky: the year
1795-
High overhead ridges of many-peaked cloud
— the gleaming, wandering Alps of the blue
ether; outstretched far below, the warming
bosom of the earth, throbbing with the hope
of maternity. Two spirits abroad in the air,
encountering each other and passing into one:
the spirit of scentless spring left by melting
snows and the spirit of scented summer born
with the earliest buds. The road through the
forest one of those wagon-tracks that were
being opened from the clearings of the settlers,
and that wound along beneath trees of which
those now seen" in Kentucky are the unworthy
survivors — oaks and walnuts, maples and elms,
centuries old, gnarled, massive, drooping, majes­
tic, through whose arches the sun hurled down
B s

The Choir Invisible, James Lane Allen, Published by N.Y. Macmillan 1897, Hardcover Book, First Edition, 1st

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