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Two Summers in Guyenne.  A Chronicle of the Wayside and Waterside by  Edward Harrison Barker - First edition - 1894 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio140)

Two Summers in Guyenne. A Chronicle of the Wayside and Waterside

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Two Summers in Guyenne. A Chronicle of the Wayside and Waterside

by Barker, Edward Harrison

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Richard Bentley and Son. London. 1894. First edition. Octavo. xii, 411pp. Engraved frontis. with tissue guard, 37 further engraved illustrations, folding map. Half morocco, marbled boards, bound by Mudie. Slight shelf wear, rubbing. Spine in six compartments with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers and edges. Spotting to free endpapers.

A cultural hike in the footsteps of Edward Harrison Barker has recently been created from his writings which chronicle his travels off the beaten path through the heart of the Dordogne and the Perigord, "the old English Duchy of Aquitaine as it was defined by the Treaty of Bretagny".

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio140
Title
Two Summers in Guyenne. A Chronicle of the Wayside and Waterside
Author
Barker, Edward Harrison
Format/binding
Half morocco
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Richard Bentley and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1894
Keywords
France, Dordogne, Perigord, Walking, Hiking
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Europe; Fine Bindings; France and French Interest;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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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....[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
shelf wear
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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Marbled boards
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
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