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Peter Claver, Saint Among Slaves.

By: Roos, Ann.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus & Co.: 1965

Seller ID: 4527

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 175 pp. Red/brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front board. Text block head is stained yellow as issued. Written for Catholic children, well researched with lively language. Father Claver, a Jesuit, devoted his life to caring for slaves in seventeenth century Colombia. Roos was one of the pioneers in the development of the Girl Scout international program in the US, a writer for children who had a particular interest in interracial justice. The dust jacket is worn on the edges with two closed tears on the front at the spine and the fore ... View more info