Paton, Jane. Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Rare true first edition. Book lightly bumped at spine ends, not as crisp as new but in fab shape. Bright yellow, illust dj in new mylar has a clipped foot of frt flap but publishers price remains. Light even soil and rubbed tips w/one closed tear at lower fore-edge of front panel, two small initial stamps on rear dj panel, displays very well in new mylar cover. 184 pgs. Fictional story with plenty of true facts, describes houses, clothes, food, landscape, and customs of Ceylon through the adventures of Singha and Nona. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed.
Illustrated by Paton, Jane. Red boards with black titles. B/w text illustrations throughout. 184pp. 8 x 5.25". Spine lightly bumped and browned, foxing to sides. Top corner of rear cover heavily bumped, lower corners a little bumped. Some small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and prelims. Contents very good. [R]
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