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The isles are my delight

£17.99

Product description

Tales of a tweed trotter in the Outer Hebrides. Self published. Winifred Shand worked in Social Survey in Scotland, until she was appointed organiser for the Outer Hebrides in 1949, working for Highland Home industries. The book is based on her experiences during the 30 years she spent in the Outer Hebrides until her retirement in 1979. Used hardback with dust jacket. The book is in very good condition. Slight bumping to the corners and top and bottom of the spine. The spine is cocked. Spotting to the top of the text block. Hand written (blue fountain pen) note on the front free endpaper: Presented to the School by the Author at the St Denis and Cranley Association Dinner - November 1984. (St. Denis and Cranley was a prominent girl's school in Edinburgh, now amalgamated with St. Margaret's School. Ms Shand attended the school before the 2nd war.) Signed by the author on the title page. The book is otherwise internally clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is in poor condition, being grubby externally with wear at the top and bottom and many closed tears at the folds, but particularly a 5 inch tear to the rear. It is price clipped, with spotting to the inside.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Shand, Winifred A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6x8.5ins
Edition:
1984?
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
185
Publisher:
Privately
Title:
The Isles are my delight

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Tales of a tweed trotter in the Outer Hebrides. Self published. Winifred Shand worked in Social Survey in Scotland, until she was appointed organiser for the Outer Hebrides in 1949, working for Highland Home industries. The book is based on her experiences during the 30 years she spent in the Outer Hebrides until her retirement in 1979. Used hardback with dust jacket. The book is in very good condition. Slight bumping to the corners and top and bottom of the spine. The spine is cocked. Spotting to the top of the text block. Hand written (blue fountain pen) note on the front free endpaper: Presented to the School by the Author at the St Denis and Cranley Association Dinner - November 1984. (St. Denis and Cranley was a prominent girl's school in Edinburgh, now amalgamated with St. Margaret's School. Ms Shand attended the school before the 2nd war.) Signed by the author on the title page. The book is otherwise internally clean with a sound binding. The dust jacket is in poor condition, being grubby externally with wear at the top and bottom and many closed tears at the folds, but particularly a 5 inch tear to the rear. It is price clipped, with spotting to the inside.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Shand, Winifred A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6x8.5ins
Edition:
1984?
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
185
Publisher:
Privately
Title:
The Isles are my delight

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