Book Condition Good+ in Good dust wrapper
Edition Second Printing
Size 254 pages
Publisher London Collins 1931
Seller ID 7312
First printing was in March 1931, this second printing was published in April 1931. Navy blue cloth binding worn (not to boards) at bumped spine ends and corners. Front and rear endpapers foxed, previous owner name, address, and date in ink on front free endpaper, top textblock edge dusty. Interior pages age browned but clean. Unclipped dust wrapper age browned, creased, and very chipped, now in protective sleeve as are all our hardbacks with dust wrappers. Dust wrapper illustration by Pinder Davis. ; Well known for her children's books, this is the author's first (and only?) novel for adults. A novelist comes to stay in a cottage in the Sussex Downs for a few weeks. Debby Shaw, the seventy something year old owner of the cottage tells the compelling story of the village and the home farm "Ladybrook". The young novelist and her 17 year old granddaughter have a story to share of their own.; Image is actual copy on offer.
British Woman Author Sussex Novel Village Life