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Crawford, F. Marion.  The white sister. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1917. 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.51"). [6], 335, [11 (adv.)] pp.; 4 plts.
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Photoplay edition of this popular novel — the basis for four different movie adaptations from 1915 to 1960 — about a young Italian noblewoman who, robbed of her inheritance and believing her soldier lover dead, takes vows as a nun before discovering the truth. The text is illustrated with black and white plates from the => Inspiration Pictures film directed by Henry King, and the dust jacket features a striking, sweet-faced depiction of => Lillian Gish in the title role.

Publisher's blue cloth, front cover and spine stamped in dark blue, in original color-printed dust jacket; volume extremities very slightly rubbed, back cover with small scuff, jacket gently sunned with a few short edge tears and inside spine foot reinforced some time ago. Front free endpaper with "Elizabeth" in pencil. Pages faintly age-toned, otherwise clean and fresh. => A nice copy.  (37510)   Please RESHELVE This.


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