Condition: Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use. Hardcover has embossed cloth boards, gold designs and lettering on front & spine, but no DJ. Page-edges are marbled. Discoloration and fading to boards and spine but interior is clean and unmarked. A one page article and photos of Mary Baker Eddy are glued to the contents page closest to spine. See images for the condition of this book.
Blurb: The foundational text of Christian Science. This nondenominational book has a 119-year history of healing and inspiration.
Mary Baker Eddy described it as her "most important work." She began writing it in February 1872 and the first edition was published in 1875. However, she would continue working on it and making changes for the rest of her life. The book was selected as one of the "75 Books By Women Whose Words Have Changed The World," by the Women's National Book Association. Mary Baker Glover Eddy (1821-1910) was an American religious leader and author who founded The Church of Christ, Scientist, in New England in 1879. She also founded the Christian Science Monitor, a Pulitzer Prize winning secular newspaper, in 1908; and three religious magazines: the Christian Science Sentinel, The Christian Science Journal, and The Herald of Christian Science. She wrote numerous books and articles, the most notable of which was Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures which had sold over nine million copies as of 2001.