No date, but list of other titles all published earlier, and lengthy author's inscription on ffep is dated 1947. Red cloth with black lettering on front and spine. Laid in are two autograph letters and pasted onto the back of the ffep is a third, all written and signed by Farnol dated Dec 1946, March 1947, and May 1947 to an American who has sent Farnol packages of butter. Written on 4and 1/2"x 7' paper totaling 5and 1/2 pages. Envelopes are present. Much of the content is about conditions in England after the war. One corner is bumped, else the book is as new. The dust jacket , illustrated by Brock, is not price-clipped (9s. 6d.) but is chipped at corners affecting first letters of title. Bright and clean. Laid in is a newspaper clipping of Farnol's death August 11, 1952. Images available. See our description of My Lord of Wrybourne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005460
Title: Heritage Perilous
Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, Ltd., London
Binding: Cloth Covered Boards
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Inscribed By the Author
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