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Confessions (The World's Classics)

By: AUGUSTINE, Saint

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition `World`s Classics

Seller ID: 051430

ISBN: 0192817744

Condition: Near Fine


A new translation, with notes, by Henry Chadwick of Augustine's impassioned descriptions of his early life, in which he tells of his wrestlings to master his sexual drive, his ascent from a humble Algerian farm to high power at the Imperial court and, finally, his conversion to Christianity in a garden in Milan. xxviii, 311 pages ; 19 cm. Bright, clkean interior. Ink name to the inside of the front wrapper , otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. N... View more info

The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: AUGUSTINE, Saint

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books Inc: 1951

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 053914

Condition: About Fine


Translated by Edward B. Pusey, D.D.; Introduction by Harold C. Gardiner, S.J. xiv, 301, 2pp List of Collector's Editions. This is No. 26. An unusual edition from Pocket Books Inc. Book is bound in quarter, black faux leather with gilt titles and decoration, five raised bands, patterened boards and endpapers. Speckled page ends. Quite handsome! Possibly printed later that the copyright date of 1951. Slight wear to the tips of the corners, otherwise Fine. We ship World... View more info