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The Emperor of The United States of America & Other Magnificent British Eccentrics
Caulfield, Catherine,
ISBN: 0710009577
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London and Henley, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Peter Till . First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, eccentric bibliography and list of dates. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings, some full-page some quarter page, by Peter Till. Black coloured boards with white coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Peter Till, with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book of 104 of the greatest British eccentrics, listed alphabetically. They include Romeo Coates who re- wrote Shakespeare, William Buckland, who, when he ate a bluebottle declared it even more repulsive than that of the mole, and, let's not forget Simeon Ellerton, who, until his death at 104, would always walk with a heavy stone more often than not on his head. Rubbing of the book corners, with very light age toning of the text block edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels with quite significant fading of the back strip and the half inch of the front panel closest to the back strip. Creasing to the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], V - VIII, 223, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Peter Till . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Eccentrics; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0710009577. ISBN/EAN: 9780710009579. Inventory No: 0123748. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0123748  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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