Easton Press, Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]

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Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. 1997. Charles Kingsley "Westward Ho!" Limited Edition. Leather Bound Collector's Edition. Luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. Very Fine without any flaws.

Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. The novel is set in the Elizabethan era, and follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh who sets sail with Francis Drake and other privateers to the Caribbean, where they battle with the Spanish.

About the author

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 - 23 January 1875) was a priest of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin.

Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

About The Author

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men's college, and forming labour cooperatives that failed but led to the working reforms of the progressive era. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. He was also the uncle of traveller and scientist Mary Kingsley.
VERY FINE GUARANTEED

A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed.
Publisher:
Easton Press
Edition:
Collector's Edition
Binding:
Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Illustrator:
N.C. Wyeth
Dimensions:
9 "x 7" x 1.75"