Sign In | Register
Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island by  John Borradaile - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Black Sheep Books (IOBA) and Biblio.com

Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island

by Borradaile, John

Condition: Good+


Victoria, 1970 A self-published, stated First Edition, considerably shorter than the more readily available econd Edition, signed by the author on title page, book is not dated. Book describes the author's time spent on Mayne Island, one of the Gulf Islands off of the West Coast of British Columbia. The story gives an interesting account of life on the island in the 1920's. Blue card covers with red titling, chart of Mayne Island on cover, staple binding, includes facsimile of letter from Lord Charles Kennedy, Marquis of Ailsa, Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland(1947) and letter from Prince Von Bismarck to Colonel L.G. Fawkes(1888),30 pages. Spine is slightly sunned, some light creases to front and back cover, upper left front corner lightly bumped extending several pages into book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012843
  • Title: Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island
  • Author: Borradaile, John
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Place: Victoria
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: Mayne Island; B.C. Coast; History, Biography,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography, Memoirs, Letters & Diaries; Salt Spring Island;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original source...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the pu...[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. A...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause ...[more]

$35.00

$16.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

Add to wishlist




A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

A Brief History of the Dust Jacket

When did dust jackets first appear, and what exactly are they for? Learn about this often-important detail as it applies to book collecting. More...

Michael Bond - the man behind Paddington Bear

Michael Bond - the man behind Paddington Bear

"All the same ... it's a very important name. And I don't expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington!"

A lonely toy bear on an empty shop shelf on Christmas Eve in 1956 first captured the attention of Michael Bond, who kindly shared Paddington with the world.


Trustpilot