LONG AGO WHEN I WAS YOUNG
by E. Nesbit; Noel Streatfeild
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone
Published by Ronald Whiting & Wheaton Ltd.. 1st. 1966
Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. E. Nesbit was born in 1858 and she died in 1924. She wrote these reminiscences of her childhood and schooldays long after she was grown up and they were first published in 1895-6 as a series of magazine articles. Long foreword by Streatfeild. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Characteristic line drawings by Edward Ardizzone visually interpret the author's vivid childhood memories. 127 pages.
Spine and corners bumped. There are a couple of small splash marks to lower edges of covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and foxed with slight chipping to top and tail of spine and a small nick to front edge of spine.
Stock no. 1316710