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Portrait Of A Village by  Francis Brett.   Engravings on Wood By Joan Hassall Young - First Edition - 1937 - from Gilt Edge Books and Biblio.co.uk

Portrait Of A Village

by Young, Francis Brett. Engravings on Wood By Joan Hassall

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1937. Author's note, prelude, eight chapters and postlude. A generous list of wood engravings provided. Twenty-nine engravings plus a beautiful woodcut frontispiece "The Stricken Oak" by Joan Hassall. Decoration in gilt to front board. Endpapers make up a two-page spread of "Cuckoo's View of Monks Norton" an imaginary English village. Bookplate to prelim. The woodcuts are all present and perfect. A most presentable copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Gilt Edge Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: B1810
  • Title: Portrait Of A Village
  • Author: Young, Francis Brett. Engravings on Wood By Joan Hassall
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: Joan Hassall + Woodcuts + Nature + English Village + NOISBN
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated;
  • Subjects: ART / Commercial / Illustration;


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