The Mysteries of the Neapolitan Convents: With a Brief Sketch of the Early Life of the Authoress. Translated from the Fourth Italian Edition, by J. S. Redfield, Late U. S. Consul at Otranto and Brindisi, Italy. With an Introduction, by Rev. John Dowling, D. D. Henrietta Caracciolo.

The Mysteries of the Neapolitan Convents: With a Brief Sketch of the Early Life of the Authoress. Translated from the Fourth Italian Edition, by J. S. Redfield, Late U. S. Consul at Otranto and Brindisi, Italy. With an Introduction, by Rev. John Dowling, D. D.

Hartford, CT: A. S. Hale & Co., 1869. Hardcover. Item #25492

484pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold and blind on the front panel and decorated in gold on the spine panel. Frontispiece and five inserted plates. The somewhat fictionalized autobiography of Enrichetta Caracciolo, a former Benedictine nun, Italian patriot and feminist. Wear to spine ends, rubbing to covers, name in pencil on the front free endpaper and the flyleaf, some underlining. A good copy. ; Octavo.

Price: $50.00

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