London, UK, Oxford University Press.: 1976
Seller ID: 31010
Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; x - 282 pp. Translated from French by Gerard Hopkins with an Introduction by Sister Mary-Theresa McCarthy. Bosco (1888-1973) was a well-loved French writer, nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature four times, whose stories evoke Provencal life. His devout Catholic faith permeates his works. A children's novel about a young boy's happy life on a farm in Provence, said to resemble the author's own childhood. Paper-covered boards have a bit of water damage on the lower back board, text block edges lightly foxed with a tiny bit of stray red marks; binding sturdy, text pages... View More...