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MONCRIEFF, A.R. Hope (author). L. Burleigh BRUHL (illustrator). Essex.

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MONCRIEFF, A.R. Hope (author). L. Burleigh BRUHL (illustrator). Essex. London; Adam & Charles Black, 1909.

Large 8vo, original brown cloth strikingly blocked in red, yellow and white to spine and upper board and lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; pp. [iv], v-xii + 261 + [i], including index + [2] adverts.; profusely illustrated with 75 coloured plates, captioned on the tissue-guards, with folding pull-out map tipped in at the rear; a superior copy, externally fine with only tiny bruises to 3 forecorners, internally equally fine and fresh with a neat and early gift inscription to front free endpaper and a few fox spots to untrimmed fore-edge of book block; scarce in this condition.
First edition, one of 3,000 copies. Inman 26.

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