THE WAYFARING TREE

By: "B. B." (D.J.WATKINS PITCHFORD)

Price: £30.00

Quantity: 1 available


Navy Blue Buckram Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine and flight of birds to upper panel. 220 x 160 mm approx. x + 198pp. Top edge stained blue. Frontis + 11 other full page scrapper board illustrations as called for + chapter head vignettes and one other illustration in text. First Edition 1st printing. Reflections on childhood, friends, expeditions in search of birds and early wildfowling adventures, attempts at fishing and shooting and pilgimage to W.H.Hudson's lodgings. VG/VG (Book - fading to extremities of boards with dust soiling to top edges. Light foxing spots to end papers. Previous owner name and date in ink on front paste down obscured by jacket flap fold. War economy paper of book block evenly tanned. Dust Jacket - colour rubbed to extremities with some loss - max 5mm approx around head of spine and 15mm approx tear to top rear panel. Respectably clean and now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve to which matching coloured paper has been inserted to mask the stark white of the backing paper so as not to draw the eye on the bookshelf. Non price clipped cover12s.6d. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. A very presentable copy.

Title: THE WAYFARING TREE

Author Name: "B. B." (D.J.WATKINS PITCHFORD)

Illustrator: D.J.WATKINS-PITCHFORD

Categories: Country Matters, Illustrated, Sports & Pastimes,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, HOLLIS & CARTER: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 122536

Keywords: B.B. D.J.WATKINS PITCHFORD, SCRAPPER BOARD ILLUSTRATIONS, COUNTRY BOOKS, WILDFOWLING, FISHING, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS ON LINE BRIGHTON, ,