New York: The Catholic Publication Society, 1875. 1st edition. Cloth. 1st edition. A Good + copy. 12mo., 238 pp. Bound in the publisher's green cloth, decorated and titled in black and gilt stamped design; beveled boards. Moderate wear to the boards, with tips rubbed. Yellow end papers. The end papers are a bit finger-soiled, with an old tape repair. Text beginning to tan. Good +. *** OCLC locates just 2 copies of the 1876 edition, and none of this 1875 1st edition. ***. Good. Item #23226
Both virginity and martydom are combined in each of the "Three Pearls", namely, the three virgin-martyrs, Agnes, Cecilia, and Catherine of Alexander.