New York: Sheed and Ward, 1946. First edition thus. Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket. Nearly-fine book with owner signature on free front endpaper, bright dust jacket with slight wear to corners and ends of gently toned spine. Very good indeed. Item #236
"I SOUGHT TO HEAR THE VOICE OF GOD AND CLIMBED THE TOPMOST STEEPLE, BUT GOD DECLARED: 'GO DOWN AGAIN - I DWELL AMONG THE PEOPLE" Post-war Sheed and Ward edition of Newman's landmark, with frontispiece portrait and a valuable Introduction by Maisie Ward. The text of this edition consists of five sections: I. History of My Religious Opinions to the Year 1833, II. History of My Religious Opinions from 1833 to 1839, III. History of My Religious Opinions from 1839-1841, IV. History of My Religious Opinions from 1841-1845. V. Position of My Mind since 1845. Followed by seven alphabetical Notes: A. Liberalism, B. Ecclesiastical Miracles, C. Sermon on Wisdom and Innocence, D. Series of Saints Lives of 1843-4, E. The Anglican Church, F. The Economy, G. Lying and Equivocation. Menendez, The Road to Rome, 124. Approbations.