London: Hollis and Carter, 1950.
Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Second impression. 343 pp, indexed, with illustrations, map endpapers. One corner bumped, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has a subtle stain and one short tear. Charles de Foucauld was a French monk who established a mission among the Tuareg people of southern Algeria where "for fifteen years he labored amid incredible hardships and solitude--and never made a convert." His solitary life of service has proved be a lasting inspiration to Catholic fraternal organizations and religious communities.