An English Heritage I by Wentworth Hill, published by James Nisbet & Co. Ltd, 1929. First published in 1929, reprinted August 1929. 288 pages. Small hardback with wear and tear on spine and bumping to corners of boards. Red lettering and illustration on front board, black lettering on spine. Fading and tanning to boards. Some foxing to side of pages and a couple of small ink stains, one on the spine, one on the top and a third on page 189. (They do not hide any text.) Some tanning to endpages.
Contents include 25 extracts from classic literature in the English language, among them the authors Kenneth Grahame, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Jack London, Charlotte Bronte, John Bunyan and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
This is Volume I of the four books of An English Heritage. Each volume includes one long poem, in this volume William Morris, "The Writing on the Image". Each volume also includes Exercises and a Contents page.