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Moorland Mousie by Golden Gorse - 1st - 1929 - from CraigsClassics and Biblio.com

Moorland Mousie: The Life Story of a Child's Pony

by Golden Gorse

Condition: Very Good/Good-


"MOORLAND MOUSIE" - The Life Story of a Child's Pony by Golden Gorse with original dust jacket. 1929 1st edition, 1st printing ("First published in 1929" stated on copyright page); Country Life Ltd.; London (Charles Scribner's Sons; New York). The book features full-page illustrations throughout by Lionel Edwards - over each illustrations is a piece of tissue paper with a printed description of the scene depicted.

From the dust jacket:
"A delightfully told story of the life and adventures of an Exmoor pony and the young people associated with him. Hints on riding and caring for a pony are unobtrusively woven through the story in a way which will both interest and teach, but it is not a case of a powder with the jam. Children and 'grown-ups' too will like 'Moorland Mousie' for the charm of the story and for Mr. Lionel Edwards' altogether attractive illustrations."

Condition:
Clean covers; the top edge of the spine has a small stain and cloth tear; sharp corners. Tight binding. No cracks. No loose pages. Light foxing throughout...otherwise the pages are clean with no writing or tears found. Foxing to the text block. Light soiling to the dust jacket covers and flaps with darker soiling on the spine; large tear at the top edge of the spine. Overall the book is in very good condition.


  • Bookseller: CraigsClassics US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1453
  • Title: Moorland Mousie
  • Author: Golden Gorse
  • Illustrator:Lionel Edwards
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good-
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Country Life Ltd.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1929
  • Keywords: moorland mousie, life story childs pony, golden gorse, horses, equestrian, animal stories
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Classics;


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