The author's scarce first book
Sutcliff, Rosemary ~ The Chronicles Of Robin Hood : Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges : With the Scarce Wrapper
Oxford University Press, UK : 1950
The First UK printing published by The Oxford University Press, UK in 1950. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing at the spine ends with a little rubbing and fading at the lower spine tip and lower edges. Toning to the text-block with some light spots to a few page edges. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. It is correctly priced at 8s 6d net. Some fading to the spine colouring and a slightly faded, lightly rubbed area to the upper rear cover. Mild edge-wear at the corners and spine ends with some mild nicks and rubs at the upper spine end. The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. Striking end-papers, full page colour and some B/W illustrations throughout by C. Walter Hodges. The author's very scarce first book. Collectible.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good