A POOR MAN'S HOUSE by REYNOLDS, Stephen, 1881-1919


Edition: First Edition

London: Macmillan, 1910. Later issue, made from sheets of the 1909 Bodley Head first edition, with a cancel title leaf. Verso of title leaf states : "Published in 1908 / Transferred to Macmillan & Co. Ltd. , 1910". [It was actually first published in 1909]. Navy blue ribbed cloth decorated in blind, gilt lettered. [2], (xiv), 320 pp. Spine lightly dulled; minor rubbing to spine tips and outer corners; text paper lightly toned; partial crack to rear inner hinge but still firm; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. The middle-class writer's account of his time spent living and working with a fishing family in Sidmouth, East Devon, in 1906. Reprinted in modern times by Oxford Univerity Press and others. A reasonably important book of modern English social history. Devon dialect.

Book ID: 22070
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