Chesterton, Gilbert K. The Wisdom of Father Brown
Chesterton, Gilbert K. The Wisdom of Father Brown
Chesterton, Gilbert K. The Wisdom of Father Brown

Chesterton, Gilbert K. The Wisdom of Father Brown

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Chesterton, Gilbert K. The Wisdom of Father Brown. New York: John Lane Company, 1915.

Red publisher's cloth, gilt titles, spine dull and creased at the top, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, edges rubbed. 324 clean pp. Good. Hardcover.  [5234] 

This has an interesting bookplate. It is a photocard of a house in the snow, likely the owner's own house. It reads "From the Library of Isabel Kittinger Young, Shalebrooks, Derby-on-the-Lake, N. Y."

These stories were first published in the Pall Mall magazine.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), English journalist whose works include nearly all forms of written expression, including essays, novels, short stories, poems, plays, biography, and literary criticism. A Christian thinker, he sounded some of the earliest warnings against the tyranny of the modern state, and lamented the loss of wonder & beauty in modern life.