The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book
The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book
The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book
The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book
The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book

The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book

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1950s hardback - a semi-autobiographical work by the author of "The Military Orchid" - FREE UK P&P
£29.50

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The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion - Jocelyn Brooke (1st edition, 1955) - vintage book
 
"The Dog at Clambercrown: An Excursion by Jocelyn Brooke" (London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1955, first edition). Vintage hardback book (purple cloth boards, gilt title to spine), 256pp plus frontispiece and six other black and white plates, measuring approximately 14.5 x 22.1 x 2.9cm (5.7 x 8.7 x 1.15in). A semi-autobiographical work by the author of The Military Orchid.
 
No original dustjacket (although there is an old home-made dustwrapper, not shown); the boards are marked and discoloured with fading to some edges together with age wear including scuffing, bumping and creasing to the corners, whilst the spine has completely faded with age wear including bumping to the ends, a long vertical scratch (or possibly a manufacturing defect in the cloth) and a large indentation; the inside covers and endpapers are discoloured with various marks (including some left by pencil writing since erased), creases and indentations, the front endpaper bearing the original owner's inscription in blue ink dated 1958, and the inside back cover bearing an old library stamp; the pages are discoloured with tanning to some edges, foxing and some other marks together with corner creasing throughout, edge wear including nicks / indentations, and general reading wear, and there is some damp staining to the edges of the plates.
 
Quantity available (at last update): 1
 

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Brand John Lane / The Bodley Head
Code 5/327
Condition Used