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GILLINGHAM, H. W. : Hughes Stanton association. Unto The Fields. Illustrated by Harry A. Pettit. , London, Country Book Club 1955.

Green cloth with patterned green and white dustwrappers. 8vo [binding c.22 x 14 cms], pp287, backstrip slightly faded, dustwrappers slightly darkened along backstrip and just chipped at head and foot, else a very good copy. Illustrated with c.64 very attractive woodcut country scenes. First published 1953. Canadian-born naturalist's lyrical account of the English countryside and its wildlife around Epping Forest, Essex, during the period 1934 to 1948. The first of only a handful of books to be illustrated by Harry Pettit, wildlife artist, ecologist and associate of the naturalist Peter Scott. This copy with endpaper inscribed 'Chloris Hughes Stanton, 2 Cedar House, Marloes Rd W8'. She was the daughter of the artist Sir Herbert Hughes-Stanton, and sister of the artist and book illustrator Blair Hughes-Stanton. She was painted by William Russell Flint at her father's house in Cagnes, France in 1926. (Book ref. 9521 )  £ 30.00

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