• W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest First Edition 1948

    £35.00Price
    W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest book is for sale. This is the first edition of W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest that was published by Brockhampton Press in 1948.

     

    The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest original dust jacket is in Good + condition with minor tears and losses and creases, with creasing and rubbing particularly to the back panel.  The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest dust jacket is mostly complete, with the price “6/-“ to the inside front flap and is still very attractive.

     

    The W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest original green binding has black lettering to the front board and spine and are in Near Fine condition with only slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine.

     

    W.E. Johns Gimlet’s Oriental Quest has 191 numbered pages, with stunning black and white illustgrations throughout by Leslie Stead; a one-page advertisement to the front detailing books by W.E. Johns, and a one-page advertisement to the end for the Champion Brock Books series.  

     

    There is discolouration to the top edge of the pages; however, overall the pages are in Very Good + condition with all 8 Leslie Stead black and white illustrations and colour frontispiece.

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