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Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination by  Peter Ackroyd - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from Hermit Hill Books (SKU: 4284)

Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination

Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination by  Peter Ackroyd - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from Hermit Hill Books (SKU: 4284)
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Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination

by Ackroyd, Peter

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
1856197212
ISBN 13
9781856197212
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London: Chatto & Windus, 2002. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Claret paper boards with gilt spine lettering. Illustrated endpapers. Only fault: bottom front corner lightly bumped. Dj has very minor edgewear. Signed by author on title page. This dazzling book demonstrates that a quintessentially English quality can be discovered in all forms of English culture, not only in literature but also in painting, music, architecture, philosophy and science. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Peter Ackroyd is the author of biographies of Dickens, Blake, and Thomas More, and of the bestselling London: The Biography . He has won the Whitbread Book Award for Biography, the Royal Society of Literature’s William Heinemann Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, The Guardian Fiction prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the South Bank Award for Literature. He lives in London.

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Bookseller
Hermit Hill Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
4284
Title
Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination
Author
Ackroyd, Peter
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First English Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1856197212
ISBN 13
9781856197212
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2002
Keywords
English History
Bookseller catalogs
Europe / European History;

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Hermit Hill Books is a brick-and-mortar store, located in Poultney, Vermont, home of Green Mountain College. We have a large collection of used, out-of-print, collectible books. Our "staff" includes Harriet, a large, friendly white-and-calico cat, and Tucker, a knowledgeable Welsh Corgi. Shop hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Member of the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association (VABA).

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