Hamish Hamilton, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Illustrated Edition, Illustrated By: Paul Hogarth
IX, 10-192 pages. Beige coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous colour water colours by Paul Hogarth, ranging in size from vignettes to full-page and sometimes double page drawings. Tan coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the backstrip and to the book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges. Gift inscription to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, again by Paul Hogarth, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author and artist to the rear dustwrapper panel. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and a few rubs to the dustwrapper panels. There is a stain to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. The classic "sea change" experience. The author bought a rundown farm in Provence and fled cold England. This is the story of the first 12 months. Beautifully illustrated by Paul Hogarth. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Paul Hogarth. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Illustrated; Farming ; France ; Inventory No: 0108289.