Queen of the Grottoes or the Cave Beautified / Legend of the Skeleton of the Caverns / Temptations of Eden. (3 small books).

By: Du Puy, Jean. (Mollie Jeannette DuPuy).

Price: $16.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; "Queen of the Grottoes . . ." - Unpaginated with 22 pages. Green moire cloth on cover with gilt lettering on the front board. Very slight wear on corners, back board has white smudge (1/2") on top left corner. Author's photograph is signed "Your friend, Jean Du Puy". Copyrighted in May, 1926 by Mollie J. Whitehurst. Two black and white full page engravings as illustrations. A very clean copy of a unique collection of Catholic poetry. "Legend of the Skeleton . . ." - Unpaginated with 18 pages. Black cloth with gilt lettering and decorations on front board. Boards are smudged with white marks, spine is a bit worn, corners are bumped, back bottom left is creased from being bent. Author's signature on page 1, dated Sept. 14, 1930. Illustrated with 3 engravings. Included in this copy are 5 pieces of paper with hand written poems on them. They are done in the style of Du Puy but are not signed or dated. Four seem more recent, one is done on older paper in fountain pen. "Temptations of Eden" - Unpaginated with 28 pages. Green moire cloth on boards with gilt lettering on front board. Very slight wear on corners.. Author's photograph is signed 'With best wishes, from Jean Du Puy'. Loosely laid in are 3 pages of poems, 2 are typed, 1 is hand written. Origin is unknown, they came with the book. All three are included. It is known that DuPuy wrote one other book of poetry entitled "Temptation" (1923) and that she was born in 1872. ; Privately Printed; Signed by Signed by Author

Title: Queen of the Grottoes or the Cave Beautified / Legend of the Skeleton of the Caverns / Temptations of Eden. (3 small books).

Author Name: Du Puy, Jean. (Mollie Jeannette DuPuy).

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Norfolk, Virginia., Privately published.: 1926

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28616

Keywords: Du Puy Poetry Private Printing Catholic Mary Mother Of God