Faber and Faber, 1948, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Reprint
320 g.; (4) 5-340 pages, introduction by editor. Purple coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the lower backstrip edge and book corners. Fading to the backstrip, commensurate with the loss of dustwrapper, and some faint rubs to the book panels. Browning to the text block edges. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and age toning of the internal text. Previous owners details to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Plain text dustwrapper with dark cream coloured background with back and read titles to the front panel and back titles to the backstrip. Chipping to be dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels and considerable browning of the backstrip. The lower 0.5 " of the backstrip is missing, there is a piece missing from the top backstrip measuring 1.75 " x 1.25 ", and a smaller hole is also present 3 inches from the bottom edge. There is a 2.5 " curving tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. The author, who died in 1887 at aged 37, wrote about mid-Victorian rural life in the county of Wiltshire detailing the lives of its labourers, small-holders, Parsons .... Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; History -- British; 19th Century ; Inventory No: 0110464.