Tufts of Heather from the Northern Moors
Place Published: London
Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall & Co
Edition: Early printing
Book Id: 39417
381; pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] Purple cloth over boards, with gilt and blind stamping on the spine and boards. Yellow endpapers. Two pages of publisher's adverts at the rear. Good. The spine is faded, and the boards are a bit discolored, rubbed, and stained. There are numerous small splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine, and the corners of the covers are gently bumped. There is a contemporary owner's inscription on the front pastedown. The text block is cracked multiple times, however the book is still quite sturdy. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle
A collection of seven stories, with some supernatural and folkloric elements, and characters often speaking in the Lancashire dialect.