[BAWDEN]. DUGGAN, Alfred (author). The King of Athelney. London; Faber and Faber. 1961.
8vo. Original grey cloth lettered in orange to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Bawden; pp. [vi], 7--302; externally and internally fresh and uninscribed with the inevitable vertical strip of offset-toning to free endpapers, in pictorial, unclipped dustwrapper (18s) with nicking to head of spine, tiny chipping to heel and a barely noticeable short closed tear (3cm) to top edge of lower panel, now expertly repaired to the reverse with archival tissue.
First edition. A fictional reconstruction of history and the third of Duggan's Saxon series.