A Village in a Valley

A Village in a Valley
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A Village in a ValleyA Village in a ValleyA Village in a Valley

Beverley Nichols. With illustrations by Rex Whistler.

London. Jonathan Cape. 1934. First edition, first impression. Green cloth-bound hardback, blue top-edge, dust jacket. 287 pages. Frontispiece, title-page, endpapers, cover ornament, 4 full-page plates, 2 head-pieces and 1 tail-pieces by Rex Whistler. 205 x 150mm (8 x 6"). 0.6kg. . English. Very good, in good dust jacket; shelf wear to jacket and cloth, rubbed to edges, slight loss to spine ends, a few small nicks, large area of loss to lower edge of rear jacket, spine browned; small neat ownership inscription and some slight spotting to front endpaper.

The final volume in the trilogy centred around Beverley Nichol's tudor cottage Allways, with illustrations and dust jacket design by Rex Whistler. Following on from Down the Garden Pathand A Thatched Roof, A Village in a Valley takes the reader outside of the garden wall and around the local village of Glatton, a small rural parish in Cambridgeshire. Nichols brings his characteristic charm and humour to this record of pre-War village life.

[Whistler & Fuller. The Work of Rex Whistler. No. 464]


Price :  £80.00