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Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island by  John Borradaile - Paperback - Second Edition - 1970 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island

by Borradaile, John

Condition: Good+


Victoria, 1970 Book is self-published, signed by the author on title page, not dated (circa 1971) 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 and adjacent edges sunned and foxed, light shelf wear with some minor creases to front and back cover, previous owners' names in ink and ink stamp inside front cover, occasional foxing spots in text. 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. Second Edition. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016632
  • Title: Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island
  • Author: Borradaile, John
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Place: Victoria
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: Mayne Island; B.C. Coast; History, Biography,
  • Bookseller catalogs: British Columbia & Cascadia; Salt Spring Island;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall


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