Marryat, Captain. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Title THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST. CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS SERIES 32.
Publisher J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, London / New York, 1962, reprint.
Seller ID 20319
325 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (patterned cloth) in dust jacket. Patterned endpapers, 8 colour plates, b&w illustrations. Set during the English Civil War this is " - a story of adventure in a wild and romantic corner of England at a stirring and troubled time. The tale is full of atmosphere and action, and concerns the children of a cavalier family forced to live in hiding in the woods while their father's enemies rule the land, living 'off the country', dependent only on their skill w ith horses and farm stock and their ability to capture the wild game of the Forest...." Small corner crease and light soiling on page 253, crease/wrinkling at bottom edge of illustration contents page, very light browning and a few tiny so i l i n g s p e cks on edges of textblock, shelf soiling on bottom of textblock, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket is price clipped, has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, archival tape at top/bott om i ns id e o f sp in e and flap-folds, browning on spine and flap-folds/edges, soft wrinkles on rear flap, light waviness on spine and rear panel. Very Good-/Good-