Arthur Barker Limited, 1939, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Illustrated
640 g.; VIII, 328 pages, preface by author and list of illustrations. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, of George Borrow, painted by his brother John Borrow. The text is illustrated with eight black-and-white contemporary illustrations or reproductions of letters and one black-and-white photograph at the rear of the book. Green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and handling marks and fading to the book panels. Browning and handling marks to the text block edges. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and light browning to the internal text. Previous owners ex-libris plate affixed to the front paste-down and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the same page. A biography of one of the most intriguing of 19th-century English writers -- George Borrow. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th Century ; Inventory No: 0109717.