COLLECTOR'S 1945 first edition vintage hardcover book by Grace Livingston Hill - A Girl to Come Home To. Brilliant original orange cover and gilt.
Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Corporation, Copyright, 1945. No isbn. Not ex-library.
PLOT: Rodney comes home from the war firm in his beliefs as a Christian. But sent to try him is his old girlfriend Jessica. Suddenly Rodney finds himself caught up in an espionage plot, fighting bravely against desperate odds. Then he meets a young girl whose faith touches him deeply, and he discovers a strength to overcome--and the joy to be found in honest faith and real love.
AUTHOR: Grace Livingston Hill, an early 20th century novelist, wrote both under her real name and the pseudonym Marcia Macdonald. There are few writers that have been able to combine such a strong passion for God and a wonderful ability to decorate the written page with an endless supply of beautiful texts. Known as the pioneer of Inspirational Romance, Grace was born in 1865. Her first book, The Chautauqau Idyl, was published when she was a teenager.
Hardcover, vibrant orange buckram cloth boards, wonderful black border decoration, gilt on spine, black & gilt titles, pages, 7 1/2" x 5". Binding tight. Excellent vintage condition. Cover excellent/bright/mostly clean-light shelfwear-some light soiling. Center picture is what front looks like; cover blur just photo. Pages excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear-light age yellowing.
Do not pass up this scarce gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!