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The Wind Among The Heather - Ammon Wrigley (1916)

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‘The Wind Among The Heather: A Book of the Old Dalesfolk, the Old Firesides, and the Old Inn Corners of Bygone Saddleworth’ authored by Ammon Wrigley. First edition (1916) published by Alfred Jubb & Son. An interesting collection of poems, anecdotes and short essays, humorous and serious, from an author who not only lived in and near Saddleworth Moor since childhood but who authored several books on the locality. Some sections are written in local dialect. Grey cloth with black lettering and stamped decoration to both front and spine. Frontispiece has a photograph of the author with tissue guard and there are 10 additional plates of black and white line drawings by the landscape artist John Houghton Hague and the author. 399 pp, measuring 15cm x 22cm.

Good condition for its age. The hard covers show shelf wear and are stained but there is minimal corner bumping. The edges of the book block are soiled. The binding is firm. The pages are mildly tanned and there is only occasional foxing with the exception of one of the rear endpapers. Text and illustrations are clear throughout.

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Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback

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‘The Wind Among The Heather: A Book of the Old Dalesfolk, the Old Firesides, and the Old Inn Corners of Bygone Saddleworth’ authored by Ammon Wrigley. First edition (1916) published by Alfred Jubb & Son. An interesting collection of poems, anecdotes and short essays, humorous and serious, from an author who not only lived in and near Saddleworth Moor since childhood but who authored several books on the locality. Some sections are written in local dialect. Grey cloth with black lettering and stamped decoration to both front and spine. Frontispiece has a photograph of the author with tissue guard and there are 10 additional plates of black and white line drawings by the landscape artist John Houghton Hague and the author. 399 pp, measuring 15cm x 22cm.

Good condition for its age. The hard covers show shelf wear and are stained but there is minimal corner bumping. The edges of the book block are soiled. The binding is firm. The pages are mildly tanned and there is only occasional foxing with the exception of one of the rear endpapers. Text and illustrations are clear throughout.

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback

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