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by BB

Illustrated by BB

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st. 1950

Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red.

A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and bottom of spine. One hinge cracked. A couple of marks to text block and top edge is grubby. Contents very good just a little light foxing. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine and large split to front edge, all repaired on verso with tape, some tape now yellowed. Ends of folds chipped. Spine very browned. Panels a bit grubby, some foxing. Bottom 0.5" and corner cut from front flap.

Stock no. 1506922

Price £30.00

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