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The Lady and the Sun by  Elizabeth Dockman - Hardcover - 1954 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

The Lady and the Sun

by Dockman, Elizabeth

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Westminster, Maryland.: Newman Press. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 278 pp. Approbations present. A fictional account of the Marian apparition at Fatima. Dockman wrote a Catholic newspaper column and several plays. In her research for this story, she traveled to Fatima and met the parents of Jacinta and Francisco. Mapped endpapers, two appendices, bibliography. Light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Light soiling on text block edges. Dust jacket is soiled with some chipping and edgewear. .


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spine
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soiled
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chipping
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