Why the chimes rang. An ancient Christmas legend

Lawrenceburg, [Indiana]: privately printed [for] Cornelius O'Brien, 1935. Edition limited to 65 numbered copies (this, no. 18); small 8vo, pp. 12, [4]; 3 small illustrations in the text; generally a fine copy in original brown cloth-backed brown paper-covered boards, publisher's slipcase. Originally published in 1909 by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1873-1924). Why the Chimes Rang is the "story of a grand old church with beautiful chimes which mysteriously ring out every Christmas Eve whenever someone places an especially pleasing gift on the altar as an offering, and how a miracle occurs after the chimes have fallen silent for years" (Wikipedia). Cornelius O'Brien (1883–1953) was a banker and Democratic politician who lived in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Another issue of the book printed in an edition of 250 copies is attributed to the Fleuron Press, Cincinnati, Ohio, L. A. Braverman. Item #57829

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