Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Fair in Fair dust jacket. Foxed 2nd prtg of 1stEd in mylar protected unclipped DJ with tears, rubbing & minor chips. Not written-in, underlined, remainder or ex-library. Mail SAMEDAY! ; 6.75 x 9.25 in.; 48 pages; Bound in gray pictorial paper covered boards lettered in white, with 8 plates in color and 24 black & white halftones. This is number 81 in the famous BRITAIN IN PICTURES series edited by W. J. Turner. This set, which eventually numbered over 140 individual titles, was started early in the Second World War as a morale-booster for the English people. Many famous English writers and experts (Vita Sackville-West, George Orwell, Edith Sitwell, John Betjeman, Rebecca West, Dylan Thomas, Graham Greene etc. ) contributed their efforts. The set proved so popular that many individual numbers were reprinted and eventually a second edition was issued.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. DJ's spine is quite darkened but lettering is readily legible. Top and bottom of DJ's spine and fore corners are worn, 1" tear in top edge of DJ's front panel, DJ's top edge is bent inward, with tiny tears. Minor soil on complete DJ. Very slightly cocked binding is clean and sound, with minor wear. Contents are clean and unmarked.; Light green boards, white lettering and design. Short bibliogrphy. 8 plates in color, 24 b/w illustrations. BELLES LETTRES. The author praises with relish and attacks with acrimony; his judgments are personal and discriminating. In this book you will find the characters vividly drawn and the socil life of each age-with all its prejudices and preferences-admirable presented. The book ranges from the Pastons, in the 15th century to publication year.; Britain in Pictures, the British People in Pictures; 9" X 6-1/2"; 48 pages.
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