H.E. Bates' evocation of a year in the life of an English woodland has been beautifully reprinted to make the perfect gift for gardeners and nature lovers. Bates has an eye for every detail describing the sights and sounds of the countryside and endless variety of plants and animals as each emerges in turn with the changing seasons. The clear ...Read MoreH.E. Bates' evocation of a year in the life of an English woodland has been beautifully reprinted to make the perfect gift for gardeners and nature lovers. Bates has an eye for every detail describing the sights and sounds of the countryside and endless variety of plants and animals as each emerges in turn with the changing seasons. The clear elegance of Bates' style is brilliantly complemented by Agnes Miller Parker's 73 wood engravings. From unforgettable full-page evocations of a fox stalking its prey to exquisite tailpieces showing a bunch of catkins or an owl against the night sky, their bold crispness makes each a work of art.Read Less
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Agnes Milller Parker. Fair. No Jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Book is tight with no markings, some tanning and soiling to page edges, boards have rubbing and bumping to edges fabric worn out, top and bottom of spine has some chipping, small tears, contents is great just some age and wear to boards.
Parker, Agnes Miller. Very Good+ Book. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Hardcover in orange cloth with gilt title to spine. Illustrated throughout with 73 stunning engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker. Book is tight and unmarked inside except for previous owner's name pencilled on verso of front free endpaper: "A. Mills, November 29, 1940" and two quarter-sized toned areas to rear endpapers. Outside back cover cloth is worn away along spine heel corner with 1/2"high by 1/8" wide vertical tear and loss of spine at heel crease, not migrating inside to affect contents. Media mail included. Please contact us for priority or international shipping. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box.
VeryGood unmarked, slightly sunned spine. The English woods described in text and remarkably illustrated with many wood engravings. Nice bright clean copy of 1st US edition. 8 x 10-1/2, 142 pp, 73 b/w engravings.
Parker, Agnes Miller. Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 144 p. Contains: Illustrations.
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