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Ring Of Bright Water

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Product description

Gavin Maxwell (1914-69), was a Scottish naturalist, traveller and author, best known for his work with otters. He wrote the classic 'Ring of Bright Water' about how he raises an otter from Iraq in Scotland. 'Ring of Bright Water' sold more than a million copies and was made into a movie starring Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna in 1969. The title 'Ring of Bright Water' was taken from a poem by Kathleen Raine, who said in her autobiography that Maxwell had been the love of her life. This volume includes a dustjacket and illustrations by the author, plus drawings by Peter Scott, Michael Ayrton & Robin McEwen.

This hardback edition was published by Longmans in 1963. It is a 1st edition, "eighth impression by photolithography". The dustjacket is unclipped (30s) but is showing signs of age. It is edge-rubbed, grubby, slightly yellowing and particularly worn at the top and foot of the spine. The blue cloth boards are gilt-stamped on the spine and there is a small blemish at the foot of the spine. The edges are fading. The endpapers are beautifully decorated with line drawings of otters. There is a previous owner's name written in blue on the front end paper. The text block is slightly cocked and age-toned. It is complete with several sections of black and white photographs.

Item details

Author(s):
Gavin Maxwell
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
14.5cmx22cmx3cm
Edition:
1st ed. 1963, 8th impression by photolithography
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co.
Title:
Ring Of Bright Water

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Gavin Maxwell (1914-69), was a Scottish naturalist, traveller and author, best known for his work with otters. He wrote the classic 'Ring of Bright Water' about how he raises an otter from Iraq in Scotland. 'Ring of Bright Water' sold more than a million copies and was made into a movie starring Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna in 1969. The title 'Ring of Bright Water' was taken from a poem by Kathleen Raine, who said in her autobiography that Maxwell had been the love of her life. This volume includes a dustjacket and illustrations by the author, plus drawings by Peter Scott, Michael Ayrton & Robin McEwen.

This hardback edition was published by Longmans in 1963. It is a 1st edition, "eighth impression by photolithography". The dustjacket is unclipped (30s) but is showing signs of age. It is edge-rubbed, grubby, slightly yellowing and particularly worn at the top and foot of the spine. The blue cloth boards are gilt-stamped on the spine and there is a small blemish at the foot of the spine. The edges are fading. The endpapers are beautifully decorated with line drawings of otters. There is a previous owner's name written in blue on the front end paper. The text block is slightly cocked and age-toned. It is complete with several sections of black and white photographs.

Author(s):
Gavin Maxwell
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
14.5cmx22cmx3cm
Edition:
1st ed. 1963, 8th impression by photolithography
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co.
Title:
Ring Of Bright Water

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