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Not Such A Bad Summer A Story Of Dartmoor

By: MacGregor-Morris, Pamela

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Limited: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46884

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in light red cloth covered boards with a deep dark title on the lightly sunned backstrip cloth. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, book is straight and square. Not exlib, no weird smells, small ink name at head of blank fep. It looks like an ash fell at the very uppermost part of the head of the page margin on 6 pages plus light finger soil on two other pages that obscures nothing. Remainder of the 152 pp text is flawless. No idea who drew the color front panel illustration on the jacket or the b/w line drawing frontispiece but they are both lovely. Colorful,... View more info

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It Began With Picotee

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46882

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with red title box on head of backstrip with silver gilt titles. Tips and spine ends bumped, cloth is not split on any of them. Light handling soil on boards and edge of page block. Hinge papers are fine, tidy gift presentation (non-authorial) on half title page. The 188 page text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Original dust wrapper has a green background with a cream oval showing the three sisters riding ponies one following the other out for a walk in the country. Jacket shows small chips at tips and head of spine, and a 1.5"... View more info