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LORNA DOONE. A Romance of Exmoor. The Dulverton Edition by BLACKMORE. R. D. ; Brock. Charles E. & Brittain. Charles E. Illustrate - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books and Biblio.com

LORNA DOONE. A Romance of Exmoor. The Dulverton Edition

by BLACKMORE. R. D. ; Brock. Charles E. & Brittain. Charles E. Illustrate

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Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. London. Circa 1920. New printing of this, the Illustrated Dulverton Edition, the 21st edition overall. Large 8vo. (9.4 x 7.2 inches).16 colour plates, each with a printed tissue paper guard, by Charles Brock (4 scenes from the story), and Charles Brittain (12 views of Exmoor and environs). A little foxing, mostly to the page margins, on the first and last few pages otherwise a fine copy in a fine leather binding by W. H. Smith of London. Half dark brown morocco, spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments double ruled and lettered in gilt. Brown cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Previous owners neat 3 line inscription, dated 1944, on front blank free endpaper. An interesting and beautiful edition with the plates showing not just characters from the tale but also views of the towns, villages and views around Exmoor that act as a backdrop for the novel.


  • Bookseller: Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8992
  • Title: LORNA DOONE. A Romance of Exmoor. The Dulverton Edition
  • Author: BLACKMORE. R. D. ; Brock. Charles E. & Brittain. Charles E. Illustrate
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. London. Circa 1920
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine bindings; Children's and Illustrated books;


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