The English People by George Orwell
A very nice copy of the first edition, first printing, part of the Britain in Pictures Series. The English People. Includes eight colour plates and seventeen black and white illustrations. A number of notable authors contributed to the text for this Series including Wyndam Lewis, Graham Greene, Elizabeth Bowen, Rhys Davies, and Sean O’Faolain among many others. This copy has a dust jacket and is in good clean condition throughout.
Hardback boards with bright white lettering and illustrations. Shelf wear on the edges. Clean end papers. Slight age toning of half title page. Clean contents. The dust jacket has some edge wear and a few tiny tears. Spine ends of the jacket are chipped with small piece missing of the top. Repaired tear on the bottom of the spine. Firm bindings. 9 x 6 1/2″ 48pp.