London: The Hogarth Press, 1959, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white drawings; Frontispiece;
From the cover: Laurie Lee, the youngest but one of a family of eight, was born in a small unvisited Cotswold valley and lived there until he was twenty. The village in which he grew up was poor, self-sufficient, and still mainly feudal. In this account of his early years he tells of thin winters, fat summers, local legends and ghosts, of neighbours and relations, and of boys growing up against a half-pagan landscape in which violence and madness, country follies…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with an untidy, near closed, tear to the head of the upper panel at the spine and abrasion to the leading edge. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Gift inscription to the paste down.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 280 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.
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