1928 Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
This is the eighth edition of the work, in original publisher's cloth binding, with a decorative motif to the front cover. The first impression of the work was in 1921. This work by Eleanor Farjeon follows the story of Martin Pippin, a musical entertainer, who sets out to rescue a young woman who has been locked away by her father. Farjeon was an English author of children's literature, as well as poetry and plays. Her fantasy style made her popular with people of all ages and is definitely visible in this Fairy Tale. She is best known for her hymn Morning has Broken. With five colour plates and a musical score to the rear of the work. Collated complete. With an ink inscription to A. Hughes to front endpaper, wishing good wishes from colleagues at Yeovil High School, dated July 1929. With a bookplate to the front paste down of A. M Keen.
In publisher's cloth binding with original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, excellent, with minor shelf wear only. Light bumping to head and tail of spine. Light toning and offsetting to endpapers. Ink inscription to endpapers. Bookplate to front paste down. Dust wrapper is unclipped and in good condition. Age toning and sunning to the wrap. Chipping to the extremities of the wrap with the occasional closed tear. The occasional mark to wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean, with the occasional spot.
Very Good Indeed
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