New York: N Tibbals & Sons, 1879.
Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14640
Library stamps/marks, light cock, light tone, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; The author, Chaplain of St Luke's Hospital, New York City, provides a manual to minister the spiritual well-being of the sick, beginning with questions to establish the basic information and religious experiences of the patient. Walter Baker, from a family of Episcopal ministers, was the son of the prolific children's author Harriette Newell Baker. Interesting late-nineteenth century look at the social and religious aspects of illness, and the role of the clergy. ; Ex-Library; 310, 1 ad pages.