Dorothy Una Ratcliffe ** Presentation Copy To Penrith Castle RARE **

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 Dorothy Una Ratcliffe (Illustrated by Fred Lawson) : Lapwings & Laverocks First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By Country Life Ltd London 1934….. The book has a Presentation Plate From The Author on the Front Pastedown to S.S. Penrith Castle…….. Rare with this Association (See Pictures)  

Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in original grey cloth with title lettering in green and black to the spine and upper cover.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has a presentation plate from the Author attached to the front pastedown addressed to SS Penrith Castle for the benefit of all students of English Literature and is dated Spring 1950.There are also 2 Penrith Castle stamps to the endpapers and one SS Penrith Castle written in blue pen to the front endpaper.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is NO leaning or rolling to spine.Illustrated with b&w drawings by Fred Lawson and there are an additonal 4 coloured plates tipped in by Fred Lawson.Contents of the book are clean internally with just a little light spotting to the fore-edge of the book.Mrs McGrigor-Phillips (known as Dorothy Una Ratcliffe) was a Yorkshire Poet,but born in Brighton of a Yorkshire father.Dorothy moved to Leeds upon her first marriage and began a writing career that lasted from the 1920s all the way through to the 1960’s and she had published some 40 or so books of poetry,memoirs,travel and plays. She was the youngest ever Lady Mayoress of Leeds in 1913.Her books have become much sought after in her much loved Yorkshire and elsewhere,4to 224pp First Edition 1st Impression 

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