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Laurie Lee
VERY RARE 1ST EDITION HARDBACK COPY OF "CIDER WITH ROSIE" BY LAURIE LEE
The Hogarth Press, 1959. Condition: Like New. IN VERY GOOD LIKE NEW CONDITION. SEE FULL REPORT BELOW. FOR SALE A RARE 1ST EDITION HARDBACK COPY OF 'CIDER WITH ROSIE' BY LAURIE LEE. PUBLISHED BY THE HOGARTH PRESS, LONDON, 1959. THIS BOOK IS VERY RARE BECAUSE IT CONTAINS THE FAMOUS EXTRACT ON PAGE 272 (SHOWN IN PHOTO 10) OF..... "THE FIRE AT THE PIANO-WORKS" ... THIS EXTRACT WAS LATER WITHDRAWN FROM OTHER EDITIONS.CIDER WITH ROSIE IS THE FIRST BOOK OF A TRILOGY ON THE ACCOUNT OF LEE'S CHILDHOOD IN THE VILLAGE OF SLAD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, SHORTLY AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR.APPARENTLY THE CHARACTER 'ROSIE' IN THE BOOK WAS REVEALED MANY YEARS LATER TO BE LAURIE LEE'S DISTANT COUSIN, ROSALIND BUCKLAND.INSIDE THE BOOK OF 284 PAGES ARE MANY BEAUTIFUL BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT BY JOHN WARD WHO ALSO DESIGNED THE COVER.THIS HARDBACK BOOK IS IN VERY EXCELLENT VINTAGE CONDITION AND IS FREE FROM ANY MAJOR DAMAGE. ONLY SLIGHT SHELF-WEAR TO THE DUST JACKET SPINE. DUST JACKET IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. HAS NICE PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON INSIDE FRONT COVER PAGE. ALL PAGES ARE BRIGHT AND CLEAN WITH NONE MISSING. ALL IN ALL A WONDERFUL BOOK IN EXCELLENT CONDITION (LIKE NEW). THE DIMENSIONS OF THIS BOOK ARE AS FOLLOWS:- (REST TO FOLLOW SHORTLY). 284 P/P. POSTAGE OF £9.50 APPLIES TO THE UK ONLY AND INVOLVES THE ITEM BEING SENT VIA RECORDED DELIVERY. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
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