London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1937. Clare Leighton. First edition. Hardcover. 159pp. Quarto [27 cm] Red cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. The book is in very good condition. A small square has been cut from the jacket's spine, and there is a corresponding faded patch on the book's spine. The spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. In a good only dust jacket, with the aforementioned flaw, light soiling, and multiple small closed and open tears in the edges, two of which have been backed with adhesive labels. Item #43556
With 73 wood engravings by Clare Leighton, 5 full page. Clare Leighton is most known for her illustrations of agrarian life in England, Europe and the American South.