Phaethon; or Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers

By: Kingsley, Rev. Charles

Price: $99.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[iv] + 100 pages + [2] ads + [iv] Handsome grey hard card boards with dark cloth spine. Spine has a small scar and some wear at tips, any gilt is long gone. Boards are clean, rubbed at edges and corners, interior has some light foxing, title page has small mark (thumbing?) at bottom edge on front and back, otherwise clean and sturdy. All blanks and ads appear to be present and appears to be original binding. Charles Kingsley was a professor of history, a novelist, and a parish priest. He wrote about Greek mythology and evolution he was one of the first intellectuals to praise Darwin. His novels' chief strength is their vivid natural description. Kingsley was associated with the Christian Socialism movement and with the phrase muscular Christianity,"" which he detested. A remark of his denigrating Catholic clergy led to John Henry Newman's Apologia Pro Vita Sua; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Title: Phaethon; or Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers

Author Name: Kingsley, Rev. Charles

Categories: Classics, Antiquarian/Rare,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan: 1852

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 004327

Keywords: Greek Mythology,