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Our Nation's Heritage

£50.00

Product description

JM Dent and Sons Limited, 1940 2nd edition. pp172.

Brown boards with no jacket, scuffed and with extensive shelf wear. The corners have withstood the ravages of time and show only moderate bumping.
Spine is worn - it has been held many times and has quite a sheen to it. At some point in its life its owner spilt some blue ink that has caused slight staining to the bottom two inches and also to the block edges.

Front endpaper has book plate of JH Messenger, Bookseller and Stationer, of Finkle Street, Workington.

Light tanning and foxing throughout. The book has a floppy gutter and a shabby appearance but is still perfectly readable. It is a collection of well written essays by many contributors on the English way of life and its geography. There is a delightful verse by Wordsworth: The Reverie of Poor Susan. A sorrowful epilogue by JB Priestley completes the essays, bemoaning the relentless advance of urban sprawl.

24 sepia faded illustrations add to the sense of nostalgia.

A rare book in the UK. Although Priestley was the editor the publishers nonetheless included a note of their indebtedness to JE Hales for his assistance in selection of the essays.

Item details

Author(s):
Priestley, J.B.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2nd Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
JM Dent and Sons Limited
Title:
Our Nation's Heritage

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JM Dent and Sons Limited, 1940 2nd edition. pp172.

Brown boards with no jacket, scuffed and with extensive shelf wear. The corners have withstood the ravages of time and show only moderate bumping.
Spine is worn - it has been held many times and has quite a sheen to it. At some point in its life its owner spilt some blue ink that has caused slight staining to the bottom two inches and also to the block edges.

Front endpaper has book plate of JH Messenger, Bookseller and Stationer, of Finkle Street, Workington.

Light tanning and foxing throughout. The book has a floppy gutter and a shabby appearance but is still perfectly readable. It is a collection of well written essays by many contributors on the English way of life and its geography. There is a delightful verse by Wordsworth: The Reverie of Poor Susan. A sorrowful epilogue by JB Priestley completes the essays, bemoaning the relentless advance of urban sprawl.

24 sepia faded illustrations add to the sense of nostalgia.

A rare book in the UK. Although Priestley was the editor the publishers nonetheless included a note of their indebtedness to JE Hales for his assistance in selection of the essays.

Author(s):
Priestley, J.B.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2nd Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
JM Dent and Sons Limited
Title:
Our Nation's Heritage

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