SWEETHEART TRAVELLERS: A Child's Book for Children, for Women, and for Men
Crockett, S. R. Sweetheart Travellers: A Child's Book for Children, for Women, and for Men. Illustrated by Gordon Browne and W.H.C. Groome. London: Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., (1895). FIRST EDITION in original publishers decorated cloth, uncut. A FINE copy, rare in this superb collector's condition. Previous owner's armorial bookplate and a newspaper clipping of a contemporary book review laid in. Crockett (1859-1914) who was a late Victorian/Edwardian heir to Sir Walter Scott in terms of Scottish adventure story-telling, also wrote several charming Scottish children's books of which this title was one of his most successful, leading to multiple printings. J. R. R. Tolkien is said to have been inspired by Crockett. NCBEL III, 1045. Bookseller Inventory # 001572
Title: SWEETHEART TRAVELLERS: A Child's Book for ...
Publisher: Wells, Gardner, Darton
Publication Date: 1895
Illustrator: Gordon Browne & W. H. C. Groome
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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