Book Description

1909 reprint of 1905 edition (binders have incorrectly dated it as 1904 on spine) in the series 'The Series of English Idylls' a little foxing to first few leaves, 25 colour illustrations by Brock. This copy is half bound in deer skin, raised bands and floral design, gilt titles and decoration to spine, silk bookmark, head edge gilt. The Scotch deerskin was especially tanned and dyed for Hatchards, the deer themselves having been killed 'owing to the shortage of food during the Great War' A handsome copy of a classic book.
Dealer Notes
Author Mary Russell Mitford
Date 1909
Binding Half Bound in Deer Skin
Publisher J. M. Dent
Illustrator C. E. Brock
Condition Very good

Price: £100.00

Offered by Sarah Key Books

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