Our Palace Wonderful by Rev. Houck 1936 w/Jacket!
Our Palace Wonderful or Man's Place in Visible Creation. Rev. Frederick A. Houck, Frederick Pustet Company, 1936.
A Catholic priest's assessment of Man's place in Creation based on the wonders of Nature as revealed by science. Includes black and white photographs.
Rev. Frederick A. Houck, a well-published author who began writing as a student at St. Mary's Seminary. Wrote the "Life of St. Gerlach" as a theology student and revised it 50 years later. Other books authored by Father Houck included "Our Palace Wonderful," "Fountains of Joy," and "Man's Triumph With God in Christ."
The Palace Beautiful or The Spiritual Temple of God (1943) is a sequel to Our Palace Wonderful. The book covers latent powers and infused virtues of the soul in the process of development.
Possible ex-library church copy with unused checkout paper at rear inside endpaper. Deep red hardcover with illustrated black art embellished with gilt. Nice condition with a secure binding with clean pages. 7-3/4 x 5-1/4 with 180 pages. Jacket with mild edge wear. Scarce with jacket!