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Luminous Isle

£19.99

Product description

This is the story of Emmeline Hibbert who went from Jamaica to school in the UK and then returned as a young woman to Jamaica. She is very introverted and introspective and this book is an exploration of her feelings, largely negative, about the island, the colonialists, her prospective fiancé and the local population.

Farrar and Rinehart hardback with no DJ.. Orange boards with gilt embossed device on the front and gilt lettering to spine. The spine cover is a little grubby. End papers show blue tropical scene. Good binding and no marks. Pages rough trimmed to front edge.

An influential novel here in a good first edition.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Eliot Bliss
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 15.0 cm approx
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
372
Publisher:
Farrar and Rinehart
Title:
Luminous Isle

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About this item

This is the story of Emmeline Hibbert who went from Jamaica to school in the UK and then returned as a young woman to Jamaica. She is very introverted and introspective and this book is an exploration of her feelings, largely negative, about the island, the colonialists, her prospective fiancé and the local population.

Farrar and Rinehart hardback with no DJ.. Orange boards with gilt embossed device on the front and gilt lettering to spine. The spine cover is a little grubby. End papers show blue tropical scene. Good binding and no marks. Pages rough trimmed to front edge.

An influential novel here in a good first edition.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Eliot Bliss
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
20.5 x 15.0 cm approx
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
372
Publisher:
Farrar and Rinehart
Title:
Luminous Isle

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