The Islands of England by J. H. Ingram (Batsford, 1952) dustwrapper by Brian Cook
The Islands of England A Survey of the Islands around England and Wales; and the Channel Islands
J. H. Ingram
B. T. Batsford Ltd, 1st edition 1952
A volume in Batsford’s ‘The Face of Britain’ series in a lovely Brian Cook designed dustwrapper.
Hardback – publisher’s pale blue cloth with gilt title to spine and tinted blue to top edge of page-block, in a dustwrapper priced 15 shillings net. 194pp including b/w plates and colour frontispiece. Size: 8.75 x 5.75 inches approx. (222mm x 146mm).
Dustwrapper lightly worn and rubbed to extremities and folds; a short closed tear (5mm) with creasing to tail of spine. Cloth clean and bright; lightly rubbed to extremities. Pages clean throughout.
Overall, a particularly well preserved copy in nice, clean conditon – quite lovely.
ref. The Britain of Brian Cook by Brian Cook Batsford (B. T. Batsford, 1987)