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The Horkey

£9.99

Product description

Sub title A Ballad by Robert Bloomfield with Illustrations by George Cruickshank. The Horkey, as rather laboriously delineated by F C Burnand in an introduction, is a East England lord of a rural festival of harvest home. This was already becoming old fashioned in 1882 when this delicate illustrated book for children was being produced.
Macmillan hardback with no DJ. The book is largely disbound and is clearly a reading copy only. But it is complete and the illustrations are very nice. The pictorial cover is badly worn and somewhat grubby. The boards are separated from the text block. The initial page is badly tanned. Thereafter things improve somewhat, although the binding is always very suspect.

A valuable first edition here in poor condition and priced accordingly

Item details

Author(s):
Robert Bloomfield
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
25 x 20 cm approx
Edition:
1882
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
The Horkey

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Sub title A Ballad by Robert Bloomfield with Illustrations by George Cruickshank. The Horkey, as rather laboriously delineated by F C Burnand in an introduction, is a East England lord of a rural festival of harvest home. This was already becoming old fashioned in 1882 when this delicate illustrated book for children was being produced.
Macmillan hardback with no DJ. The book is largely disbound and is clearly a reading copy only. But it is complete and the illustrations are very nice. The pictorial cover is badly worn and somewhat grubby. The boards are separated from the text block. The initial page is badly tanned. Thereafter things improve somewhat, although the binding is always very suspect.

A valuable first edition here in poor condition and priced accordingly

Author(s):
Robert Bloomfield
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
25 x 20 cm approx
Edition:
1882
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
The Horkey

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