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The Box of Delights; or When the Wolves were Running. by JOHN MASEFIELD - 1st Edition - 1935 - from Clearwater Books (SKU: ARC91706)

The Box of Delights; or When the Wolves were Running.

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The Box of Delights; or When the Wolves were Running.

by JOHN MASEFIELD

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

William Heinemann, London, 1935. First Edition (first printing) of Masefield's seminal children's classic. 8vo. 418pp. Blue cloth, lettered in gold at the spine and upper board with the publisher's motif blind-stamped to the rear board. With splendid colour endpapers by Masefield's daughter, Judith, replicating the dust wrapper design, plus a series of chapter header and tail illustrations. A penny-sized area of staining to the top edge and just a trace of fading to the backstrip. Very good indeed in the fugitive dust wrapper, non-price-clipped but with some tanning to the spine panel, a touch of occasional light spotting and soiling, and several slivers of loss from the spine ends. The sequel to Masefield's 1927 novel 'The Midnight Folk' continuing the adventures of Kay Harker. This volume is considerably more uncommon than its predecessor, and elusive indeed with the dust wrapper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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Bookseller
Clearwater Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
ARC91706
Title
The Box of Delights; or When the Wolves were Running.
Author
JOHN MASEFIELD
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Heinemann, London
Date published
1935

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About Clearwater Books

Clearwater Books specialises in Henry Williamson, T.E.Lawrence, Great War, Modern First Editions and Art & Illustrated books.Visit our website at www.clearwaterbooks.co.uk

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