Illustrations by John Farleigh
Hole, Christina ~ Haunted England : With Illustrations by John Farleigh
Batsford, London : 1940
The First UK printing published by Batsford, London in 1940. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing and fading at the spine ends. Small mark to the spine and a small bump to the lower front corner. Some mild toning to the text-block and outer page edges. Light spotting in places to the text-block. Free from inscriptions. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. Slight edge wear with a small closed tear to the upper front spine fold and the lower rear spine fold. A little age related marking and toning to the blank rear panel. The wrapper colouring remains vibrant. The wrapper looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. A survey of English ghost-lore. Wonderful B/W illustrations throughout and the wrapper design by John Farleigh. A very sharp copy of an increasingly scarce title. Collectible.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Near Fine