Author:ALSTON WARING, P

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The Peacock Country. (Decorated by Vera Bock).

By: ALSTON WARING, P.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, 1948. 0:

Seller ID: 35347


1st edition. "In India there is a bond between people and animals. During my long stay in that country I came to understand this fact and to wonder at it and to be delighted by it...These stories are the stories of the lives of animals woven into the lives of people." (Introduction). Pp.xii/100, inscribed by the author to front free endpaper ("For Doreen Osborn(?) In memory of a fine evening when we who had lived in India talked and talked of the land we loved. Your liking these stories is a special tribute. P.Alston Waring. 1949"), black and white illustrations by Vera Bock ... View more info