Portrait of The Burns Country, by Hugh Douglas, 1968, Signed
Portrait of The Burns Country (and Galloway), by Hugh Douglas. Pictures by Iain Coates.
Published by Robert Hale, London. 1968 first edition. Inscribed by the author to first free endpaper, along with a handwritten letter to the same person - James Forsyth of The Broadway bookshop in Peterbough, thanking him for helping the author whilst he worked on the book. Also included are 2 pages of colour copied content from Recorder News, a publication on transfer printed ceramics, which includes reference to Robert Burns.
A very good cloth hardback with good dustjacket. The dustjacket has a couple of taped repairs verso as well as spotting on the same side, and is a little shelfworn. Sun faded to spine.
The book is clean and tightly bound. A few marks to edge of textblock.
A portrait of the environment which shaped Robert Burns.
190pp + black and white plates.
Weight approximately 474g unpacked.
222mm high x 145mm wide x 25mm deep.