Wrapper Design And Illustrations By John Minton
Bates, H.E. ~ The Country Heart (Signed By The Author)
Michael Joseph : 1949
The First UK printing published by Michael Joseph in 1949. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light offsetting to the end papers. Dark green top-stain lightly faded in a few places. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Light edge wear at the spine tips and corners. The wraparound John Minton wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. This wrapper is notoriously fragile and is very scarce to find in such condition. The book has been Signed by the author without dedication to the half-title. Profusely illustrated throughout by John Minton. A very sharp copy.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine