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Animal Autobiographies: The Black Bear by H. Perry Robinson - First Edition - 1905 - from John T. & Pearl Lewis and Biblio.com

Animal Autobiographies: The Black Bear

by H. Perry Robinson

Condition: Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


Adams & Charles Black, London, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: J. Van Oort. Book - in Very Good brown boards with an illustrated front board and spine with gilt lettering - some marking to the plain brown back board, the spine has browned and has some wear to the extreme top of it and slight bumping to the extreme bottom of it, slight mark to the front board. Contents, Bookplate of 'Geoffrey S. Garnier' to verso of front endpaper - *See note below - , free front and rear end paper has browned and some scattered browning to some pages otherwise clean and tightly bound. *This is one of a collection of books from the estate of Jill & Geoffrey Garnier of Newlyn. Jill Garnier [1890 - 1966] Jessie Garnier nee Blyth, always known as Jill, came to Newlyn to study at the Forbes school. There she met her future husband (and cousin) Geoffrey Garnier. Both Jill & Geoffrey became central figures in the later Newlyn School. The couple settled in Orchard Cottage, Newlyn, where they each had large studios built in the garden. It was here that Geoffrey worked as an etcher/engraver and producer of aquatints. Jill spent all the time she could painting or designing and create beautiful embroidered pieces but in those less liberated times she had to juggle her art with the demands of looking after children and running a house. Size: 8.25 inches tall by 6 inches. xi, 205 pages. With a full page colour frontispiece and 11 further colour plates in the text all by J. Van Oort. . Illustrator: J. Van Oort . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Animals & Birds; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8785..
  • Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8785
  • Title: Animal Autobiographies: The Black Bear
  • Author: H. Perry Robinson
  • Illustrator:J. Van Oort
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Adams & Charles Black
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1905
  • Keywords: BZDB31 NOISBN Robinson Animals Autobiography Bears Van Oort Garnier Animals & Birds; Biography & Autobiography. Animal Autobiographies The Black Bear
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography & Autobiography; Animals & Birds;

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