Front cover


16.8 x 11.7 cm.

Beckwith, Victorian Bibliomania catalogue no. 6

Source: The Good Shunammite

Collection of Ellen K. Morris

Two miracles of the Hebrew prophet Elisha as told in the Old Testament (II Kings IV, lines 8-37) form the theme of this black papier-mâché-bound chromolithographed illuminated book. The good Shunammite woman fed the passerby Elisha, then, realizing he was a holy man, gave him a place to rest in her home. [continued below]

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Courtesy Ellen K. Morris