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Angel and the Star, The
Connor, Ralph


Index: CO-A01.000
Citation: Toronto: Westminster, [1908].
Edition: First Canadian edition.

Title Page:

      The Angel and | The Star | BY | RALPH CONNOR | THE WESTMINSTER COMPANY |
        LIMITED         TORONTO

      All boxed in single rule border.


Description:

TITLE-PAGE VERSO: (middle): TO MY BELOVED PEOPLE OF ST. STEPHEN'S | WHO SO LOYALLY
      BEAR WITH ME | AND PRAY FOR ME | AND WORK WITH ME | IN THE KING'S SERVICE


DEDICATION PAGE: [see title-page verso]


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: blank.


END PAPERS: none.


ILLUSTRATIONS: 8 plates; colour reproductions of paintings; located on pages:

	iv (frontispiece): "Not so loud, I entreat thee"
	8: "I beseech thee hear me..."
	12: "The shepherd lay with his fellow watchers..."
	16: "Down this quivering pathway..."
	21: "With outstretched arms..."
	25: "Can we find one to present us..."
	29: "To the shuddering ears of the shepherd..."
	33: "And now we have done our homage..."


PAPER: white-woven, except for pages with plates which are on glossy paper. All are bound
       together, i.e. plates are not simply tipped.


PAGES/HEIGHT: [i-vi], [7-36] / Note: no pagination, but rectos have alphabetical printers
       marks / 19.0 cm.


TEXT SETTING: First Canadian edition.


COVER: paperwraps, cover stock, bound with dark yellow string / cream.  
	(front, top and middle): [illustration: colour reproduction of a painting of the three
                     Magi], pasted-on, and boxed in a single-rule border, in medium blue; flanked on
                     the right by a narrow vertical box filled with stars, all printed in medium blue.
	(front, top right): large star, stamped in gold.
	(bottom): title, stamped in gold, with the initial letter boxed in an ornate blue design;
                     [rule], in blue stars; author's name, stamped in gold; all boxed in a single-rule
                      border, in blue.
	(bottom, right): place of publication and company name, stamped in gold.


DUST-JACKET: not seen


COPIES EXAMINED: OKQ; pc(2 copies; one is missing cover illustration); OOCC(2 copies; cover 
         illustrations missing); OUT-F


NOTE: First Canadian edition, [1908]. Both pc copies are hand-dated: "Christmas 1908."Colophon on p. [36]
      reads: Printed by Hazell, Watson & Viney, Ld., London and Aylesbury, England.





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