The Clositer and The Hearth
[Modern Library #62.]

By: Reade, Charles

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The Cloister and the Hearth (1861) is an 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.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Modest handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned with small loss top of spine and has moderate handling wear.
First published in 1937. Spine style: 8 [’39 – ‘63]. Rear panel 8 [’54 – ‘59] Modern Library #62. 377 titles listed on inside of jacket. [1956] [Toledano].

Title: The Clositer and The Hearth
[Modern Library #62.]

Author Name: Reade, Charles

Categories: Books Into Film, Literature & Poetry, 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works,

Publisher: New York:, The Modern Library / Random House,: 1956.

Binding: Very Good Hardcover in a Good Dust Jacket.

Type: Book

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 008153

Keywords: Modern Library,