Copyright 1942 , 1943 by Coward McCann, Inc. No dust jacket. In fair to good vintage condition with age appropriate fading wear to boards. Inside all pages present 237 pages. Paper shows age discoloration. The spine shows wear. Binding tight and intact.
Included is a paper insert . ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND THIS BOOK: "The Little Locksmith", Katharine Butler Hathaway's luminous memoir of disability, faith, and transformation, is a critically acclaimed but largely forgotten literary classic brought back into print for the first time in thirty years. The Little Locksmith begins in 1895 when a specialist straps five-year-old Katharine, then suffering from spinal tuberculosis, to a board with halters and pulleys in a failed attempt to prevent her being a "hunchback."
"When Katharine Butler was five, she fell victim to spinal tuberculosis. For ten years she was strapped to a board.
'un labeur courageux muni d'humble constance resiste a tous assauts par douce pacience " plantin.
This book is not often found.