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A Book of England.

Author: Brown, Ivor, ed.
ISBN #: 
Price: $12.00
Publisher: Collins
Publisher Location: London
Book Condition: VG+
Dust Jacket Condition: VG
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: 1961
1961 reprint, first published in 1958. 12mo, black cloth with silver titles, red decorated endpapers, 511 pages, 110 b/w photographs from The Times, index, jacket designed by Gordon F. Huntley. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: jacket has slight edgewear with a few tiny tears, price-clipped, a crease to the inner front fold. An anthology of prose and poetry that covers the gamut of history, customs, places, character and comedy (Jane Austen gets three nods: Mr. Woodhouse, Sir Walter Elliot, and Miss Bates!).