Title THE DUKE'S DAUGHTER
Book Condition Former owner's name to the first blank leaf, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that displays nicks to the spine ends and flap folds, a tiny closed tear to the front flap fold, mild age-toning to the spine, and light soiling.
Edition First U.S. edition. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles, devices and rules to the spine; publisher's blind-embossed devices to the front and rear cover.
Publisher New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.
Seller ID 34281.00
The front endpapers show a map of the fictional county of Barsetshire, England where Thirkell's enclave of eccentric characters live and love. This novel features the Harveys, Tom Grantly, Marigold and Sir Cecil Waring--who courts the Duke's daughter.