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The Farmers Year ( In Wonderful Condition ) - Leighton, Clare - 1933. 
Collins 1933 - The First UK printing published by Collins in 1933. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Large,oblong folio with 12 wonderful full page wood engravings and 7 vignettes plus initial letters and patterned endpapers. Original gilt titled green cloth. The spine and top and bottom edges are faded and lightly rubbed as commonly found. Some mild staining to the lower front and rear covers (see images). Internally the book is very clean and free from inscriptions. Mild spotting in a few places but the plates remain clean. Wonderful decorated endpapers copying the dustjacket design. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. It has mild toning, edge wear, rubbing with minor loss and nicks in places (See photos). Large closed tear at the lower front panel extending from spine fold. However, this comes together well and is barely noticeable in the removable Brodart archival cover. A very scarce title to find in the original first issue wrapper in such condition. Housed in a custom slipcase with ribbon tie. Clare Leighton's masterpiece. Collectible. More images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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