By Harry A. Spurr
London   George Allen
7.5" by 5" x, 241pp
A scarce first edition of this author's story of he and his wife's move from a busy city to a small village by the coast.
By Harry A. Spurr

1899 A Cockney in Arcadia

London   George Allen
7.5" by 5" x, 241pp
A scarce first edition of this author's story of he and his wife's move from a busy city to a small village by the coast.
£60.00
: 0.5kgs / : 907Y1

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon

The first edition of this uncommon work. 

Illustrated with a frontispiece and twenty eight monochrome plates. Collated complete.

In the publisher's original cloth binding.

An autobiographical work from the author telling various stories of his and his wife's life in a small village. He refers to their environment as 'Arcadia' and names their old home 'Dulltown'. 

Through humorous anecdotes and passages of poems, Spurr paints a vivid picture of this village.

Condition

In the original cloth binding. Externally, smart with rubbing and bumping to the extremities. Marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with offsetting to the endpapers and the odd spot. Ink mark to page 228.

Very Good

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