8vo, pp. [viii], 318, [2 adverts] + b/w frontis. Decorated initials to each chapter. In Welsh. Original illustrated paper wrappers. Very well used: Sellotape to spine, loss to spine ends, text block separating from wrappers, shaken. Wrappers and edges grubby and spotted, stain to recto of frontis, a few fox spots and grubby fingerprints. Else, clean. Scarce, even in this well-used condition.
A collection of short stories about the Welsh Revival (1904-5), drawn from Saunders’ own experience; a second collection followed in 1908. Sara Maria Saunders (née Davies, 1864-1929) was a committed evangelist, missionary and popular author. As ‘SMS’ she wrote in both Welsh and English, publishing in periodicals including yr Efengylydd, y Gymraes and a'r Ymwelydd Misol (The Evangelist, Welsh Woman and Monthly Visitor). Hughes and Son was a long-standing Welsh-language press, based in Wrexham. Jisc LHD lists 7 holding libraries (Aberystwyth, Bangor, BL, Cardiff, LGC, Bodleian and Swansea). NSTC 0670635.
Author SAUNDERS, S.M. [Sara Maria]
Publisher Gwrecsam: Hughes a’i Fab, Cyhoeddwyr