Bishop, Claire Huchet
Title MARTIN DE PORRES, HERO
Book Condition Hint of darkening at the endsheet gutters, else fine in reinforced, illustrated binding; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. The illustrations, including a stunning, color doublespread frontis, are by Jean Charlot.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1954.
Seller ID 44343.00
Third in Bishop's series of juvenile bios of the saints tells the moving tale of De Porres, a half-black, half-Spanish boy growing up in 16th century Lima, Peru. Bishop is probably best-known for FIVE CHINESE BROTHERS.
Religious Biographies. Children's Non-Fiction. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. Saints.