BATES, H.E. (author). Agnes Miller PARKER (illustrator). Down the River.

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BATES, H.E. (author). Agnes Miller PARKER (illustrator). Down the River. London; Victor Gollancz. Ltd. 1968.

4to. Original navy blue cloth, lettered gilt to spine, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [x], 11-150 + [i]; with 83 fine engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker; a very good copy with a neat gift inscription in turquoise ink to front free endpaper and the striking engraved bookplate of Mina Bowater to front pastedown with some bleed of old glue to the corners; internally fine, in a toned and rubbed unclipped dustwrapper (50/-) with fraying to spine ends and one small hole to lower panel (5mm).
Reprint; first published in 1937. Bates's riverside musings and reminiscences. Evelyn Waugh praised Parker's "exquisitely accomplished wood engravings" in his review in Night and Day.

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