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The Empty World

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Product description

The author of 'Miss Buncle's Book' has struck a new and interesting note in 'The Empty World'. she has written romance of the future- whimsical and enchanting- which carries one along at a breathless pace from start to finish. The story, hovering as it does between the work-a-day world as we know it and the airy world of dreams, recalls constantly the works of her illustrious cousin Robert Louis Stevenson and of Sir James Barrie.

The theme is neat and original and the character, as in all her books, are drawn with deep psychological insight. It is a novel of real character and charm.( Taken from the blurb)

312 pages. Tangerine boards with black titles on the front board and spine. Publisher's logo embossed in black on the rear board. 2.5 cm pink stain on front board. Spine slightly creased in middle. Spine sunned. Slight discolouration along spine edges and top and bottom of the spine. Spine has also come away from the block. Top of block originally red but has now been slightly discoloured. Light foxing to side of block. pages are clean and free of any markings. Previous owner's name neatly inscribed on first free end paper. Loose binding.

Item details

Author(s):
Stevenson, D. E.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 inches
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Herbert Jenkins Limited
Title:
The Empty World

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The author of 'Miss Buncle's Book' has struck a new and interesting note in 'The Empty World'. she has written romance of the future- whimsical and enchanting- which carries one along at a breathless pace from start to finish. The story, hovering as it does between the work-a-day world as we know it and the airy world of dreams, recalls constantly the works of her illustrious cousin Robert Louis Stevenson and of Sir James Barrie.

The theme is neat and original and the character, as in all her books, are drawn with deep psychological insight. It is a novel of real character and charm.( Taken from the blurb)

312 pages. Tangerine boards with black titles on the front board and spine. Publisher's logo embossed in black on the rear board. 2.5 cm pink stain on front board. Spine slightly creased in middle. Spine sunned. Slight discolouration along spine edges and top and bottom of the spine. Spine has also come away from the block. Top of block originally red but has now been slightly discoloured. Light foxing to side of block. pages are clean and free of any markings. Previous owner's name neatly inscribed on first free end paper. Loose binding.

Author(s):
Stevenson, D. E.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 inches
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Herbert Jenkins Limited
Title:
The Empty World

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