Three Great Naturalists by John Upton, published by The Pilgrim Press. c1920.
Sunday School Union, The Pilgrim Press, c1920. Dimensions : 193mm x 128mm x 40mm. Weight : 0.420kg net. Condition : Good.
Three Great Naturalists by John Upton. The Sunday School Union published by The Pilgrim Press, 16, Pilgrim Street, London, E.C. c1920. Printed by Morrison & Gibb Limited, Edinburgh.
Dimensions : 193mm x 128mm x 40mm. Weight : 0.420kg net.
12mo, 190 heavy duty economy numbered pages, followed by 10 pages of advertising. 3 portraits and 1 illustration on plates.
Condition/Notes : No DJ. No record found of any other volume with a DJ. Maybe as issued. The front dark blue linen board is illustrated with bats against the moon. Light wear to edges and light bumps to corners. Light marking to face. Back board similar but with water stain 30mm x 60mm lower lh corner. Spine sunned with light wear to top and tail and light marking. Slight cocking to colume. Front paste-down blank off-white. Facing front e/p blank but with attractive Sunday School Union presentation label attached and coincidentally inscribed to Alice Upton at Clumber Hall Sunday School High Cross Street Nottingham dated 5 Feb 1920 (?6) with number 184. pp follows with title and foxing. Frontispiece follows with portrait in black and white of Charles Darwin from the painting by Hon. John Collier photographed by Emery Walker. Title page follows, then Contents : Charles Darwin, Frank Buckland, John George Wood. The heavy duty pages are generally good but with foxing throughout. The three plates are good. A "Day and Night" Home Leaflet 1st Series NO. 25 is included having been used as a book-mark and inscribed "With love to dear Angela Gran". Binding quite tight with slight strain in places. Fully intact. 10 pages of advertising relating to The Pilgrim Press follows. Blank e/p. Bookseller's stamp on back paste-down "A. Taylor Bookseller 10 Chapel Bar Nottingham. A interesting and quite rare volume of The Pilgrim Press. Please view the images below :
Shipping Bands : UK : Free Delivery. Euro/World : £10.00/£12.00.