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Poets and Story-Tellers

by Cecil, David

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


UK: Constable. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1968. Reprint. Hardcover. 201 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Bump to top edge of front board. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Navy blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. In Poets and storytellers, Lord David's scope is wider than in Hardy the novelist or Early Victorian novelists. He writes here of poetry as well as of prose, of contemporaries as well as classics, of foreign authors as well as English. .


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