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Series 79 - Esperance Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Esperance Series
1905 - 1909
Varied reprint editions
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Sweetness and Light Arnold, Matthew    
2 Beauty of a Life of Service Brooks, Phillips    
3 Rip Van Winkle Irving, Washington    
4 Kept for the Master's Use Havergal, Frances Ridley    
5 Love and Friendship Emerson, Ralph Waldo    
6 Words of Help for Christian Girls Meyer, Rev. F.B.    
7 Legend of Sleepy Hollow Irving, Washington    
8 Jessica's First Prayer Stretton, Hesba    
9 Beyond the Marshes Connor, Ralph    
10 Changed Life Drummond, Henry    
11 J. Cole Gellibrand, Emma    
12 Royal Invitation for the King's Children Havergal, Frances Ridley    
13 Miss Toosey's Mission Anonymous    
14 Greatest Thing in the World Drummond, Henry    
15 Laddie Anonymous    
16 Old Christmas Irving, Washington    
17 Christ in Whom Christians Believe Brooks, Phillips    
18 Self-Reliance Emerson, Ralph Waldo    
19 Gold Dust Anonymous    
20 Daily Food for Christians Anonymous    


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Limp green or brown velvet (suede). Title in gold gilt on the cover. Embossed gold gilt leaf pattern on the cover. Boxed. 6.5 x 4.5

Series Notes:
1. This series was initially published in 1905.
2. Books #19 & #20 were added in 1909.
3. A book in this series has been seen with a ribbon attached to the cover. It is shown below. It is unclear if this is a common feature of the books in this series or not.






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