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BOOK ‘Man Called Peter[Marshall]’ 1902-1949 Famous

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  • Closed: Sat 4 Aug 2012, 7:56 am
Listing #: 498230159
Book, “A Man Called Peter. The Story of Peter Marshall” Catheriine Marshall. Publ: Peter Davies, London UK,1955; Blue Cloth Hardback, no Dust Jacket; 286 pages.
Plus extra Posst=$3.30 to all NZ incl. RD Delivery.
Aunt cut away first inside white page, no text removed.
No mark, no curled corners, no pen-no pencil.
Stiff Spine; Outside Spine Title Top+Bottom Blue Cloth has two 2cm rips, but NOT peeling.
This Outside Spine Title is faded.
Yellow age spots through this clean book.
(Scotsman) Rev Peter Marshall’s (USA) widow wrote this book after he died of heart attack, aged 46. Bestseller 1952-62.
Rev Marshall (1902-1949) was as inspiring Presbyterian Minister in USA. A Scottish hardworking labourer, he arrived penniless in USA, age 24. He knew the Lord called him to train for the Presbyterian Ministry. He always had a way with speaking to the masses.
Excerpt Page 124:
“Peter snatched time off from the office to go shopping with me. Whatever we were selecting, whether rugs or draperies or upholstered furniture, it was hard to keep from getting everything in blue. Fortunately, I liked blue, too.
“Another of Peter’s requirements was that all furniture had to be sturdy. That meant that it must not wobble when he threw his full one hundred and ninety pounds against it. Many a furniture salesman must have held his breath as his furniture underwent this earth-shaking test.
“My husband marveled over and over at the change he already saw in himself so soon after marriage. Earlier, he had written me: ‘I find it difficult to realize that Peter Marshall, the nomad, the lone wolf, should at last be thinking in terms of china and furniture and rents and house. . . but I confess to you that I like the new picture much better”.
Book measures:
12.7cm X 19cm X 3cm.
No cigarette. In Birkenhead.

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Closes: Sat 4 Aug, 7:56 am. 2012