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Angel and the Star, The
Connor, Ralph


Index: CO-A06.100
Citation: Toronto: Westminster, [c1908].
Edition: First Canadian edition, later? Impression, variant binding A.

Title Page:

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


      All boxed in single rule border. Title is in german gothic script.


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
        (bottom): COPYRIGHT, 1908, WESTMINSTER COMPANY, LTD.


DEDICATION PAGE: [see title-page verso]


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: lists 8 Connor titles, all published before 1908.


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. Plates are
     conjugate, i.e., not simply tipped.


PAGES/ HEIGHT: [i-vi], [7-36] / Note: no pagination / 19.0 cm.


TEXT SETTING: sub-edition of the 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: OTU-F; OTU-V


NOTE: First Canadian edition, later? Impression, variant binding A, [1908]. Colophon on p.[36], centre,
      reads: PRINTED BY | HAZELL, WATSON AND VINEY, LD., | LONDON AND AYLESBURY, | ENGLAND.
       Lists 8 Connor titles on flyleaf verso.





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