By Thomas Hughes
Cambridge   Macmillan and Co
7" by 5.5" [5], vi-xi, 228, [2], 16pp
The first edition of this illustrated children's novel by Thomas Hughes, revolving around the Uffington White Horse.
By Thomas Hughes

1859 Scouring of the White Horse; or, the Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk

Cambridge   Macmillan and Co
7" by 5.5" [5], vi-xi, 228, [2], 16pp
The first edition of this illustrated children's novel by Thomas Hughes, revolving around the Uffington White Horse.
£140.00
: 0.75kgs / : 726P6

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work.

An entertaining children's novel, recording the traditional festivities surrounding the renovation of the White Horse

Illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, and many in-text illustrations.

Written by Thomas Hughes.

Illustrated by Richard Doyle.

Fourteen pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Bookplate to the front pastedown, 'Mike & Sheila Eggleton'.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light loss and lifting to the head and tail of the spine. Minor marks and discolouration to the boards and spine. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is strained. Rear hinge is starting but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean with some spots. Small tidemark to the tail of the first few pages.

Good

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