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Derby Day and other Adventures . Limited edition. With illustrations. [With a facsimile of the unpublished novelette, "A Leaf from an Unopened Volume," by Charlotte Bronte, inserted in the back cover.]. by  A. Edward; Newton - Signed First Edition - 1934 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Derby Day and other Adventures . Limited edition. With illustrations. [With a facsimile of the unpublished novelette, "A Leaf from an Unopened Volume," by Charlotte Bronte, inserted in the back cover.].

by Newton, A. Edward;

Condition: Very Good


Boston,: Little, Brown,, 1934. green, embossed, paper over boards, with cloth spine, pp., 6pl. [xi]-xiip., 1l. [3]-389 [1]p.,1l. col. front., illus., plates, ports., facsim. ink presentation inscription inside front cover, very light soil to spine, an attractive, sound copy , CONTENTS: The derby -- Ascot -- Off to the Grand National -- A book-collector goes to the dogs -- Adventures in London: morning -- Adventures in London: noon and night -- Adventures in Gough Square - Franklin and Johnson meet at Mr. Strahan's -- Adventures westward -- The course of empire -- Adventures at the Hearst ranch -- Adventures in San Francisco -- Vienna and I -- I and Budapest -- The Bronte country: my first visit -- The Bronte country: my second visit. Limited edition. Lee 32. "Within the back cover is included a facsimile of the unpublished novelette, "A Leaf from an Unopened Volume", by Charlotte Bronte. Size: 8 Vo.,. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hardbound.


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