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Tall 8vo. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 180pp. Prof. ills. with watercolours, maps plans and facsimile handwriting. Having built his ideal home on the edge of the New Forest, in 1906, the author embarked on a remarkable private record of the house and the area. Hand written and lavishly illustrated with his own superb watercolours, Cuckoo Hill became a book of history, customs, topography and nature. It is an entrancing picture of a now vanished world.
Title: Cuckoo Hill. The Book of Gorley.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd. 1987 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 61404
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY HEYWOOD SUMNER, Cuckoo Hill, Book of Gorley, New Forest, Hand written, history, customs, topography, nature, dustwrapper first edition