Publisher: Nelson & Saunders Publishers, Olney;
Edition: Limited Edition
Date of Publication: 1987
Stock Code: 3864
ASSOCIATION COPY LIMITED EDITION: Number 7 in a numbered Limited First Edition of 100 copies bound in full calf and signed by the Author verso ffep, with Subscibers list to limitation leaf showing that this was author Catherine Cookson's copy. Quarto. 176 pp. Numerous illustrations throughout, many of which are in colour. Book Condition: Near Fine. Tan calf with five raised bands and gilt titles to spine; aeg. Pictorial endpapers. Housed in grey cloth-covered slipcase. Spine lightly sunned otherwise a fine copy; a little light fingermarking to slipcase, also near-fine. Cookson (1906-98) was the best-selling author of her generation and the most borrowed author from public libraries in the UK during the latter years of the twentieth century; she was best known for gritty historical novels set in her native north-east England. This volume is the sequel to "The Ingenious Beilbys" and gives further insights into the artistic glass producing dynasty of Newcastle upon Tyne.