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The Scilly Isles

£14.99

Product description

A tight binding with clean and tidy pages throughout. Previous owners inscription to front-fly, otherwise no annotations, marginalia, highlighting or other pencil marks. Front and rear boards show considerable water-staining and sun damage, more so to the spine. Gilt title on front board, once gilt to spine also but has near worn away. Illustrated throughout with line drawings (colour and black & white), maps (colour and black & white) and photographic plates (black & white). Drawings and watercolours by fred Uhlman. A large (approx 18" x 25") folded, colour reproduction of an OS map of the Isles is tipped-in to the rear endpaper. Despite it's poor/fair exterior, the contents are near fine. An excellent reading copy for travel or study.

Item details

Added value:
Fold-out map
Author(s):
Grigson, Geoffrey
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
7" x 9"
Edition:
First (1948)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
82
Publisher:
Paul Elek

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

A tight binding with clean and tidy pages throughout. Previous owners inscription to front-fly, otherwise no annotations, marginalia, highlighting or other pencil marks. Front and rear boards show considerable water-staining and sun damage, more so to the spine. Gilt title on front board, once gilt to spine also but has near worn away. Illustrated throughout with line drawings (colour and black & white), maps (colour and black & white) and photographic plates (black & white). Drawings and watercolours by fred Uhlman. A large (approx 18" x 25") folded, colour reproduction of an OS map of the Isles is tipped-in to the rear endpaper. Despite it's poor/fair exterior, the contents are near fine. An excellent reading copy for travel or study.

Added value:
Fold-out map
Author(s):
Grigson, Geoffrey
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Dimensions:
7" x 9"
Edition:
First (1948)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
82
Publisher:
Paul Elek

Delivery & returns

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