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The Glittering Pastures

£29.99

Product description

First edition, dedicated by the suthor on the first free endpaper. Dark blue cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Page edges and endpapers are lightly foxed. Text block is very sound and binding is tight. Unclipped dust jacket has foxing on the back and light edge wear; it is protected by a removable cellophane cover. This book takes us into the heart of a panorama that spread around a very young man in the 1920s. The youthful author, beset by literary yearnings, chafes under the necessit of being a schoolmaster, but he recognises this as a temporary measure until he can earn his living by writing. The next three years bring him many new experiences and strange adventures.

Item details

Added value:
First edition. Signed by the author
Author(s):
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Putnam

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About this item

First edition, dedicated by the suthor on the first free endpaper. Dark blue cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Page edges and endpapers are lightly foxed. Text block is very sound and binding is tight. Unclipped dust jacket has foxing on the back and light edge wear; it is protected by a removable cellophane cover. This book takes us into the heart of a panorama that spread around a very young man in the 1920s. The youthful author, beset by literary yearnings, chafes under the necessit of being a schoolmaster, but he recognises this as a temporary measure until he can earn his living by writing. The next three years bring him many new experiences and strange adventures.

Added value:
First edition. Signed by the author
Author(s):
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
271
Publisher:
Putnam

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