Collins, 1954, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Sheila Stratton -- Cover Art
introduction by Dame Edith Sitwell. 1/4 black coloured backstrip with gilt titles. 3/4 cream coloured boards. Softening to the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. The front board is bowed. Browning and the occasional foxing spot to the book panels. Heavy browning and foxing to the top text block edge and lighter browning and foxing to the other text block edges. Browning, offset tanning and faint foxing to the endpapers. There has been a printing fault where page 119-122 has not been caught in the text block. Browning to the internal text and previous owners details to the top edge of the free front in paper. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Sheila Stratton, with black coloured titles to titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and top backstrip edge. There is a 0.25 " tear to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel and a 0.5 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Heavy rubbing to the fold over creases and to the rear spine gutter edge. Browning, foxing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels. Browning and foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. The story of England during the tumultuous years leading up to the invasion by the Normans, lead by William, and the death of the English King Harold. All this is seen through the eyes of a young Saxon boy Wulf. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 7-222 pages, last page blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Sheila Stratton -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0108968.