The Country Life Picture Book of Britain, Country Life Ltd., London, 1937. First Edition. SOLD 26.06.2013.
Published by Country Life Ltd., London, 1937. Dimensions : 286mm x 225mm x 9mm. Weight : 0.500kg net. Condition : Quite good.
The Country Life Picture Book of Britain, published by Country Life Ltd., London, printed by Billing and Sons Ltd., Guildford and Esher, 1937. First Edition.
Dimensions : 286mm x 225mm x 9mm. Weight : 0.500kg net.
4to, 63 gloss numbered pages with black and white full plate photographs followed by 4 pages of advertising.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. No DJ. The front pale blue linen board has light wear to edges, bumps to corners, light marking to face and dusting to edges. Back board similar with some marking to face. Spine sunned with wear top and tail. Front paste-down and e/p blank off-white. Title gloss page follows with details; printing verso. Introduction by R.H. Earl Derby, K.G., follows; verso list of 59 plates. Commences p5 with Dover Castle and ends with p63 A Leafy Screen Between Road and Loch. Plates good with usage and some creasing in lower corners in places. Topical advertising follows on 4 unnumbered pages. Binding quite tight and fully intact. Light toning to plate edges. Dusting to edges. An interesting collection of photographs c1930's.
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