Introduction by John Hayward.London: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1951 Stock Code: 145244
First edition, first impression, of Brandt's wonderfully evocative study of writers and their landscapes from Chaucer to Bernard Shaw, described as one of his "classic books" (ODNB) and "a luxuriously produced volume" (Sarah Hermanson Meister, Bill Brandt, Shadow & Light, 2013, p. 22).
Quarto. Original green cloth, title to spine gilt on a red ground, pale brown coated endpapers.
100 full-page illustrations from photographs by Brandt.
Front cover with net gilt ownership stamp of Bush. Tips of spine just a little sunned. An excellent copy, sharp and bright.
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