The Channel Islands
The Channel Islands

CAREY, Edith F. [text). Henry B. WIMBUSH. [illustrations]. The Channel Islands.

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CAREY, Edith F. [text). Henry B. WIMBUSH. [illustrations]. The Channel Islands. London, Adam & Charles Black, 1904.

4to. Original cream cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated in gold, green and orange; pp. xiii, 294, 76 colour-plate illustrations, captioned on the tissue guards, one folding map at the end; binding a little marked and with repaired slits to small portions of the hinges, central faint impression of a stamp to front cover, title lightly spotted due to offsetting from tissue guard, old shelfmark in ink to title-verso; otherwise fresh and clean.
Limited de luxe edition, number 264 of 300 large paper copies, signed by the illutrator. Written by a native and resident of Guernsey and illustrated by a prolific postcard artist, painter and illustrator, whose style was well adapted to A. & C. Black's pioneering colour printing process, this is a scarce and beautiful book on all aspects of the islands.
Inman 225.

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