The Parish of Long Trister :: Michael Ramsbotham soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: The Cresset Press, 1959, Hardback in dust wrapper.
>From the cover: Michael Ramsbothams first novel, The Parish of Long Trister, is a story about a group of people in a small Dorset village. The principal characters are the new Rector, the Reverend David Tasney, and Juliet Hanover, a girl of nineteen. Against his will and the advice of his strict, invalid mother, with whom he lives, David Tasney becomes involved in the affairs of the passionate Hanover family: Laurence Hanover, an eccentric radical, whose ruthless…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Leans slightly. Edges of the textblock heavily spotted. Slight weakening to the hinges fore and aft. WH Smith lending plate to the pastedown but no further marks as usual.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 287 pages. 7½” x 5″.
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