LITERATURE AND DOGMA, AN ESSAY TOWARDS A BETTER APPREHENSION OF THE BIBLE. Matthew ARNOLD.

LITERATURE AND DOGMA, AN ESSAY TOWARDS A BETTER APPREHENSION OF THE BIBLE

New York: Macmillan and Co., 1881. First American Edition. Hardcover. Publisher's brick cloth with gilt lettering on the spine; 316 pages. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front blank: "with sincere regard and all/good wishes./Matthew Arnold.--/Indianapolis, Feb. 4th 1884." Arnold spent the latter months of 1883 and the first months of 1884 touring the United States for the first time and giving a series of lectures in various cities. It was on this tour that he inscribed this book which is Arnold's attempt to show the ways secular literature and religious texts intersect. Books inscribed by Arnold are fairly scarce. Tightly bound; wear to tips of spine which is a little darkened. Very Good. Item #020246

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