Lot 114 of 302:
H. Rider Haggard, A Farmer's Year Large Paper  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A Farmer's Year

Author:
Haggard, H. Rider

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longmans, Green & Company

Date:
1899

Description:

xxii, 491 pp. With frontispiece, illustrated plates, maps. (4to) blue-grey papered boards with white paper spine lettered in black. No. 30 of 100 copies of the Large Paper Edition.

With the illustrated bookplate of Hugh Charles Knowles. Newspaper clipping containing a letter to the editor by the author is tipped-in to the rear pastedown. A nice copy of this Haggard rarity. Although not by any means intended to be autobiographical, Haggard stands much more clearly revealed by some of his non fiction, particularly "A Farmer's Year" and "A Gardener's Year." Scott 32A


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Soiling and general light wear to boards, darkening to spine, rubbing to extremities, corner tips worn; offsetting to endpapers, toning to page edges; very good.


 
Item number:
308546
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