The Life of the Fields, Richard Jefferies, 1899
The Life of the Fields, by Richard Jefferies, 1899.
Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1899. Hand made paper edition.
A book compiling Jefferies' writings on the countryside and nature in various journals of the time.
A near fine copy in half dark green leather with marbled boards, the leather sunned to brown on the spine. A later fine binding. Endpapers match the covers and all edges of the text block are gilt. Lovely and clean throughout. A sound, tight binding. Owner's signature and 1899 date to first free endpaper verso.
viii + 262pp.
Approximately 186mm high x 133mm wide x 30mm deep.
Weight - approximately 478g.