Westward Ho by Charles Kingsley circa 1916
Westward Ho by Charles Kingsley and published by Thomas Nelson in circa 1916 is for sale. This book is a story set in the reign of Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake, and measures 4.50 x 6.25 inches (approximately) and has its original decorated red binding with gilt lettering to the spine. The binding is in Very Good + condition knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, fading to the spine and corner knocks. This is still a very attractive binding for this classic antiquarian book. There are 694 numbered pages, complete with the Half Title Page, Title Page, Contents Page, and with an additional 4-page advertisement to the end of the book featuring the catalogue of T. Nelson & Sons Ltd, the printers and publishers. The pages are in overall Very Good + condition with a name in a neat hand to the blank front pastedown, with the remaining pages exceptionally clean and tightly bound-in to the binding. This is a very collectable example of the Charles Kingsley book Westward Ho.