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Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk & Six Months' Residence in a Convent [Undated, c.1850-70s]

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First published in 1836, this undated copy is published by W Nicholson & Sons. Estimated date, mid to late 19th century. Engraved illustrated title page and footnotes within the text.

Subtitled: 'as Exhibited in a Narrative of Her Sufferings During a Residence of Five Years as a Novice and Two Years as a Black Nun, in the Hotel Dieu Nunnery at Montreal...With Additional Information... To Which is Added, The Nun; or, Six Months' Residence in a Convent by Rebecca Theresa Reed'.

Recounting Maria Monk's experiences in a convent in Montreal, where she spent five years as a novice and then two years as a nun. It also includes Rebecca Reed's account of living for six months in a convent. It is a harrowing and shocking tale of a difficult life, the account has been described as a hoax by some scholars

There is an inscription on the inside end paper dated April 1st 1919.

In fairly poor condition with some water damage on several pages and the title pages are detached, but still present. The decorative boards are pretty worn and the binding is weak with the canvas spine strip being visible along the end papers' hinges. Pages appear complete and are legible.

Item details

Added value:
A fascinating and harrowing tale
Author(s):
Maria Monk & Rebecca Theresa Reed
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
8cm by 12.5 cm
Edition:
Circa 1850s-1870s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
415
Publisher:
W Nicholson & Sons, Wakefield
Title:
Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk & Six Months' Residence in a Convent

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First published in 1836, this undated copy is published by W Nicholson & Sons. Estimated date, mid to late 19th century. Engraved illustrated title page and footnotes within the text.

Subtitled: 'as Exhibited in a Narrative of Her Sufferings During a Residence of Five Years as a Novice and Two Years as a Black Nun, in the Hotel Dieu Nunnery at Montreal...With Additional Information... To Which is Added, The Nun; or, Six Months' Residence in a Convent by Rebecca Theresa Reed'.

Recounting Maria Monk's experiences in a convent in Montreal, where she spent five years as a novice and then two years as a nun. It also includes Rebecca Reed's account of living for six months in a convent. It is a harrowing and shocking tale of a difficult life, the account has been described as a hoax by some scholars

There is an inscription on the inside end paper dated April 1st 1919.

In fairly poor condition with some water damage on several pages and the title pages are detached, but still present. The decorative boards are pretty worn and the binding is weak with the canvas spine strip being visible along the end papers' hinges. Pages appear complete and are legible.

Added value:
A fascinating and harrowing tale
Author(s):
Maria Monk & Rebecca Theresa Reed
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
8cm by 12.5 cm
Edition:
Circa 1850s-1870s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
415
Publisher:
W Nicholson & Sons, Wakefield
Title:
Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk & Six Months' Residence in a Convent

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