Hardcover. A near fine copy with slightly bummed corners and a 1/4 stain at the top, front board. The dust jacket is fine. Delightful stories and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: John Barleycorn: Twelve Tales of Fairy and ...
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication Date: 1948
Illustrator: Hepworth, Philip
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1948. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 1948. 184 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards. Front hinge is cracked exposing the binding netting but text block still firm. Cream pages with moderate tanning and foxing to text block edge and endpapers. FFEp is creased and has remains of a plate. Moderately stained, blemished and soiled boards with rubbing, scuffing and surface wear. Moderate edge rubbing, scuffing and wear with light corner bumping. Light sunning to spine. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1481706922CJD
Book Description London Faber, 1948. FIRST EDITION 1948, INSCRIBED BY UTTLEY. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, 184 pages. Illustrated in line by Philip Hepworth. No previous owner inscriptions, near Fine in VG+ DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not priced clipped, a couple of short closed edge tears, one invisibly repaired, a touch of wear to head and tail of spine and corners). Inscribed on the front endpaper by the author to her friend Joyce Holt in December 1948. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. Bookseller Inventory # 21644