HERRIOT, James.

The Lord God Made Them All.

Drawings by Larry.

London: Michael Joseph, 1981 Stock Code: 149186
£225.00
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First edition, first impression, signed by Herriot on the half-title.

James Herriot was the pen name of James Alfred Wight (1916-1995), a country veterinary surgeon serving Yorkshire farmers for some 50 years, beginning in 1937. He is best known as the author of a series of eight books about veterinary practice, animals, and their owners, set in the Yorkshire Dales of the 1930s to 1950s, and which began with If Only They Could Talk (1970). The series sold some 60 million copies over the years.

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Description

Octavo. Original light purple boards, spine lettered in gilt on black faux label. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Line-drawing illustrations to the text.

Condition

The binding sound and clean, scattered spotting to edges, else internally crisp. A near-fine copy in very good jacket, price-clipped, light foxing to verso, unfaded.

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