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Devil Water - Anya Seton

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with the price clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. First couple of leaves have a light, vertical, crease to them. Pages are somewhat tanned, if tight, and a little musty.

Illustrated by way of: Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Genealogical Tables;

From the cover: “Set during the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745, this is the story of Charles Radcliffe, a brave and devoted follower of the exiled Stuart royal family, and of Jenny, his beloved daughter from a secret marriage. As Charles strives to regain the English throne for his deposed king, Jenny struggles to leave the conflicts of the Old World behind in her search for freedom and happiness in the American colonies. From rural Northumbria to the bustle of 18th century London and colonial Virginia, Seton brings history to life to create a fiercely beautiful novel of loyalty, passion, courage and tragedy.”


Jacket designed by Lyn Ward. Size: 8¼" x 5½". Green boards with Gilt on Red Title Plate titling to the Spine. 574 pages.
£8.50

This one has already found a new owner.