The Carmelite.

By: Groseclose, Elgin.

Price: $12.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xii - 289 pp. Catholic Family Book Club edition. An historical novel about seventeenth century Persia, a Carmelite friar, Juan Thaddeus, the Shah, Abbas the Great, and a lovely Circassian princess and convert, Shamala. Groseclose (1899-1983) was an American economist, statesman and author who was appointed Treasurer-General of Persia by the Iranian parliament in 1943. Out of his experience came several histories and novels including one that received a National Book Award (Ararat). A clean, tight volume with some page browning and a former owner`s name on front free endpaper. Dust jacket lightly soiled with a bit of edgewear.

Title: The Carmelite.

Author Name: Groseclose, Elgin.

Categories: Fiction,

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Company.: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 23563

Keywords: Fiction, Novel, Historical, Persia, Seventeenth Century, Carmelite, Missionary, Converts, Islam