The Cloister And The Hearth

I loved the navy blue color of this book especially with dreamy hand painted roses and gold painted details. Book is in great condition and shows minimal aging. 

The Cloister And The Hearth is a historical novel by the English author Charles Reade. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about the travels of a young scribe and illuminator, Gerard Eliassoen, through several European countries. The Cloister and the Hearth often describes the events, people and their practices in minute detail. Its main theme is the struggle between man's obligations to family and to church.  First written in 1861. 

Measurement: 8x6"

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