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A Thing of Beauty

By: Cronin, A.J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown and Company: 1956

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB857

Condition: Used - Acceptable

pp 314 Green Cloth Hardcover missing dust jacket; cloth & binding are intact; cloth has wear at the edges & spine; top/bottom of spine are frayed; clean unmarked pages but 5 pages have bends; silver Title on spineA great painter whose search for beauty led him to give up everything for art - family, friends, social position, career, ultimately his very life - and who bequeathed to others a heritage of immortal beauty. Knowing his father's profoundest wish, that his son should succeed him as Rector of Stillwater, Stephen Desmonde tried to be worthy. But the siren call of art was too overwhelmi... View more info