Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

												Granite Island. A portrait of Corsica by  Dorothy Carrington
	 - First edition
			 - 1971
		 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio519)

Granite Island. A portrait of Corsica

Click for full-size.

Granite Island. A portrait of Corsica

by Carrington, Dorothy

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
See description
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire
Item Price
$105.17
Or just $94.65 with a
Bibliophiles club membership
$42.07 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 8 to 25 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

First edition. Longman. London. 1971. Octavo. xiii, (1), 336pp. 29 monochrome illustrations. Map. Original cloth, gilt to spine. Original protected unclipped dust wrapper, two small closed tears to top edge, minor rubbing to top corner, slight fading to spine. Bookplate of Clare Tritton McLaren (Clare McLaren Throckmorton of Coughton Court) to ffep.
Frederica Dorothy Violet Carrington (Lady Rose) (1910 - 2002) MBE, FRHS. Leading scholar and writer on the history and culture of Corsica.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log-in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
Biblio519
Title
Granite Island. A portrait of Corsica
Author
Carrington, Dorothy
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1971
Keywords
Corsica, Lear, Travel
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Europe; Pioneering Women; France and French Interest;
Size
8vo

Terms of Sale

Paul Haynes Rare Books

We hope to describe items accurately, and any purchase may be returned if it does not correspond with the description, on condition that postal arrangements for return are confirmed as soon as possible with us in advance of return.
30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged. All items are fully insured during transit, a signature will be required on delivery. Heavier items and multi volume sets may incur a commensurate increase in the postage cost.

Regrettably, European customers may find that there may be delays in delivery due to the Brexit chaos. We regret that we cannot be responsible for taxes or duties imposed in the customer's country.

About the Seller

Paul Haynes Rare Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2016
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire
Ask Seller a Question

About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]

Frequently asked questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-