Daphne du Maurier – Vanishing Cornwall – First UK Edition 1967 – with letter and postcard signed by the author

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Daphne du Maurier – Vanishing Cornwall – First UK Edition 1967 – with letter and postcard signed by the author

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A first edition, first printing by Gollancz in 1967. A near fine book with some slight bumping to the head and base of the spine and corners. Some spotting to the front free end paper and text block. In a like, unclipped wrapper which shows rubbing to the edges, spine and back cover. One small closed tear tot he base of the spine.
Complete with a letter to Victor Ross and postcard of Kilmarth, Cornwall both signed by the author. The letter reads “Dear Victor Ross, I do apologise again about the village. Could have done it 12 years ago when writing “Vanishing Cornwall” but in 1979 the villages have vanished! Bungalows and housing estates everywhere. Daphne de Maurier”
The postcard reads “Kilmarth hasn’t vanished yet. Only a matter of time perhaps before the chalets arrive for summer visitors and I am put in a home for the aged! Daphne”.

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A first edition, first printing by Gollancz in 1967. A near fine book with some slight bumping to the head and base of the spine and corners. Some spotting to the front free end paper and text block. In a like, unclipped wrapper which shows rubbing to the edges, spine and back cover. One small closed tear tot he base of the spine.
Complete with a letter to Victor Ross and postcard of Kilmarth, Cornwall both signed by the author. The letter reads “Dear Victor Ross, I do apologise again about the village. Could have done it 12 years ago when writing “Vanishing Cornwall” but in 1979 the villages have vanished! Bungalows and housing estates everywhere. Daphne de Maurier”
The postcard reads “Kilmarth hasn’t vanished yet. Only a matter of time perhaps before the chalets arrive for summer visitors and I am put in a home for the aged! Daphne”.