HOME TO ROOST: PUTTING DOWN ROOTS IN CORNWALL. [Author SIGNED copy.]
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.[Complete number line 10 - 1 descending.] FINE+/FINE+.Neat ink owner name to top corner of title page along with author's handwritten,black ink warm dedication: 'To Dorothy My No 1. fan Best Wishes Tessa H' to title page just below her printed name and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,colour pictorial artwork,by Richard Lodey,illustrated dw/dj panels+spine,with yellow,red and white lettering to front,green+white to spine and yellow+ white to rear panel; with negligible shelf-wear or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound - pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners,appears unread - apart from my own collation.Bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered,publisher's original plain black,ribbed paper-covered boards with bright,crisp,stamped white ink letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain dark green endpapers. UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,1-263pp [paginated] includes a prologue,15 chapters each with a b/w thumbnail illustration headpiece; plus [unpaginated] half-title page,SIGNED title page,a dedication and 2pp blanks at the rear of the book.
After two wonderful but challenging years,Tessa Hainsworth is no longer the outsider from London and is finally becoming accepted into her tight-knit Cornish village community.But everyday life for Tessa is not like the holiday posters.Incomers have to tread carefully - if they don't,the village soon lets them know and Tessa finds herself torn between old friends and new.Making ends meet is still a constant struggle and,like many in the country,she decides to rent out her home to summer holidaymakers - and help run a B&B - with hilarious results.Tessa finds that her job as a postwoman involves being an amateur health-and- safety inspector,a shoulder to cry on and a matchmaker,but there's always time for a sandwich in the sun and a bit of beachcombing in her lunch break.See also my book ID rja467614 for another UK,8vo HB+ dw/dj,1st edn - 'Seagulls in the Attic'. Since April 2013 and again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering it's prices,weight allowances,dimensions and lowered it's qualifying compensation rates too! So,please contact firstname.lastname@example.org ,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!
TESSA HAINSWORTH worked as a marketing manager at The Body Shop. She now lives in Cornwall with her husband and two children.
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- HOME TO ROOST: PUTTING DOWN ROOTS IN CORNWALL. [Author SIGNED copy.]
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- LONDON.PREFACE PUBLISHING,2012.
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