London: Burns and Oates, 1876. Popular Edition. Hardcover. 519p. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Ex-library. A blue cloth hardcover book in good condition. The spine is tanned and the edges are splitting and worn through. The half-title page is starting to tear away, but is still partially attached. A few library markings inside, plus heavy foxing on the endpapers and title page. Otherwise, the text itself is unmarked and the text block securely bound. Item #170884
Inscribed by the author on the half-title page to Bishop Patrick J. Ryan of St. Louis. An informative survey of Catholic religious orders active in Great Britain -- the Benedictines, Poor Clares, Sisters of Mercy, and more.