Westminster: The Newman Bookshop, 1945. First American edition. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Neat owner signature to top of free front endpaper. Very good dust jacket with toning to spine, creasing and closed tears to top of both panels, faint dampstain to lower corner. A handsome copy. Item #277
First American edition of this collection of 10 essays celebrating the 100th anniversary of John Henry Newman's entrance into the Catholic Church. Edited by the Oratorian priest, Father Henry Tristam several years before the appearance of his own book, Newman and His Friends. The essays include: Introduction (Henry Tristam), John Henry Newman, 1801-1890 (Denis Gwynn), The Catholicism of Cardinal Newman (H. Francis Davis), Newman and the Modern Age (Douglas Woodruff), Cardinal Newman and Dean Church (Christopher Hollis), Quis Desiderio-- (J. Louis May), With Newman at Prayer (Henry Tristam), The Vicar of St. Mary's (R. D. Middleton), The Sentimental Myth (Francis Vincent Reade), The Social Philosopher (Werner Stark), Newman's Essay on Poetry (Geoffrey Tillotson), In the Lists with the Abbé Jager (Henry Tristam), On Reading Newman (Henry Tristam).