1889 Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jeffries
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First Edition, Limited Edition, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Scarce edition. Large paper, limited to only two hundred copies. This is copy number nine. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Jefferies by William Strang, a Scottish painter and printmaker, notable for illustrating the works of Bunyan, Coleridge and Kipling. A collection of essays such as: Hours of Spring, The July Grass, Country Places, April Gossip, and Steam on Country Roads. Written by John Richard Jefferies, an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.
In the original half vellum with paper covered boards. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and bumping to the extremities. A few marks to the front board. Vellum slightly discoloured as is usual. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.
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