By George Borrow; T. H. Darlow
London   Hodder and Stoughton
8.5" by 6" [6], vii-xviii, 471pp
A lovely first edition of George Borrow's collected letters to the British and Foreign Bible Society, illustrated with a folding plate to the frontispiece.
By George Borrow; T. H. Darlow

1911 Letters of George Borrow to the British and Foreign Bible Society

London   Hodder and Stoughton
8.5" by 6" [6], vii-xviii, 471pp
A lovely first edition of George Borrow's collected letters to the British and Foreign Bible Society, illustrated with a folding plate to the frontispiece.
£45.00
: 1kgs / : 725P28

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First Edition, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work.

A collection of the letters of George Borrow, the English author who is best known for his novels featuring the Romani people of Europe, which whom he developed a close affinity.

These letters were all written to the British and Foreign Bible Society. The letters were the basis of his travelogue 'The Bible in Spain'.

Illustrated with a folding plate to the frontispiece, and one plate.

Collated, complete.

Edited by T. H. Darlow.

Condition

In the original publisher's quarter cloth binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. A few minor marks and patches of rubbing to the boards and spine. Light fading to the spine. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Spots to the fore edge. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with the odd spot, mostly to the first and last few pages. Pages uncut to the top edge.

Very Good

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