Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Nicholas Jenkins -- Cover Art
X, 246 pages, foreword by author. Red coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and shelf wear to the lower book edges. There is light staining to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and there is light browning to the text block edges. Previous owner's name to the top left-hand corner of the free front endpaper along with the number ' 107 ', both in blue ink. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Nicholas Jenkins, with red titles to the front panel and red and yellow titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the dustwrapper edges on the verso of the dustwrapper the remains of tape which was used to hold down a plastic covering to the dustwrapper There is also some writing to the verso of the front fold over panel. There is yellowing to the white of the background. " These stories, thematically related, arranged logically from 1632 the present day and are designed to trace, by the use of fiction and dramatised history, the rise and fall of the Puritan ethic in New York and New England." From the forward page VII. .. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Nicholas Jenkins -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0297771787. ISBN/EAN: 9780297771784. Inventory No: 0106004.