By the Western Sea: A Summer Idyll. By James Baker, author of ‘John Westacott’, etc.
Hardback with green boards and gilt lettering. Endpapers decorated with a swan and sailing ship motif. Published by Longmans & Co, first edition, 1889.
A rarely-seen novel set in Devon, by James Baker (1847-1920) who was a traveller, journalist, poet and fiction writer.
Hardback, no dust jacket. Boards and spine are bumped, and lettering on the spine is faded, although the title on the front cover is still bright. Some spotting internally, but no inscriptions, and generally in good condition.