By [Ernest George Henham]; [John Trevena]
London   Alston Rivers, Limited
7.5" by 5" viii, 323, [5pp]
A very scarce novel of love set in Dartmoor by Ernest George Henham, the first edition, signed by the author.
By [Ernest George Henham]; [John Trevena]

1906 A Pixy in Petticoats

London   Alston Rivers, Limited
7.5" by 5" viii, 323, [5pp]
A very scarce novel of love set in Dartmoor by Ernest George Henham, the first edition, signed by the author.
£250.00
: 0.5kgs / : 904P36

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Description

Author's Presentation Copy, First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, Very Scarce

The first edition of this very scarce work.

Author's presentation copy, inscribed to the recto of the front free endpaper.

'A Pixy in Petticoats' is set in Dartmoor, following a man named Burrough who moves there, with the belief that his days of romance are behind him. However, he soons mean a bewitching woman named Beatrice and falls quickly in love, before getting into a severe accident which leaves him disfigured, and unsure of whether Beatrice could love him back.

By Ernest George Henham, who is also known by his pen name John Trevena. He lived much of his life in Dartmoor, resulting in vivid descriptions of the moorland in this novel. 

Three pages of adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart, with light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Spine is a little faded. Light rubbing to the spine. A few minor marks to the boards. Hinges are starting but firm. Author's inscription to the recto of the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with the occasional spot only. Page 37/38 is working loose.

Very Good

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