Item #63995 Children of God: An American Epic. Vardis Fisher.

Children of God: An American Epic

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. 769pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 yellow cloth with brown cloth over boards, gilt lettering on a black ink stamped panel on the backstrip, and the title stamped in gilt on the front cover. Deckled fore edges. Pictorial endpapers. The hinges are going, there is a previous owner's name on the verso of the half title, and there is a former owner's blind stamp on the rear flyleaf. In a dust jacket, with a number of small tears along the edges and folds that have been backed with tape. Good / Good. Item #63995

The 1939-40 Harper Prize Novel. From the jacket- "It is the story of the Mormons, their strange beginnings, rapid growth, persecution and heroism, their amazing mass migration across trackless Western Plains. And it is the story of human beings subject to all the pulls of anguish and triumph that human flesh can endure."

Price: $75.00

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