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London South Of The River : Illustrated by Rachel Reckitt by  Sam Price Myers - First UK Edition - 1949 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244928)

London South Of The River : Illustrated by Rachel Reckitt

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London South Of The River : Illustrated by Rachel Reckitt

by Myers, Sam Price

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  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good++/Very Good+
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About This Item

The sole printing published by Paul Elek, London in 1949. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition with some ghosting to the spine as commonly encountered. Midl pushing at the spine ends with light fading at the spine tips corresponding to the loss in the wrapper. Light bumping at the upper front corner. Some light spotting to the text-block and end-papers. Some light toning to the text-block and page edges due to the quality of the paper stock used. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. Some loss at the spine ends with the inevitable fading of colouring to the spine and edges. The gilt titling to the front cover and spine remains bright. A 4 cm closed tear to the lower front spine area. Some nicks, markings and light rubbing in places.The wrapper design by Kenneth Rowntree remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. Profusely illustrated throughout with striking wood engravings by Rachel Reckitt (many full page) and B/W photographs. Rachel Reckitt was a member of the Society of Wood Engravers, the British Artist Blacksmiths' Association and an honorary member of the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen. The British Museum holds several of her prints. A very scarce title to find with the wrapper - only the second copy we have handled. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
London South Of The River : Illustrated by Rachel Reckitt
Myers, Sam Price
Reckitt, Rachel
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
First UK Edition
Paul Elek, London
Place of Publication
Date published
London, Myers, Reckitt, Rowntree, Travel, Illustrated

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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.


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