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Ashton Rare Books

Specialising in High Quality Fine Editions. Particularly Modern First Editions (Fiction), Plays (mainly 20th century), Signed and Association copies, Uncommon Editions, Children's Literature (mainly 20th century) and illustrated books. We are members of both the PBFA and ABA and practise under their guidance.

Cheddar Gorge. A Book of English Cheeses : Special Edition Signed by Both the Author And Illustrator


The First UK printing published by Collins, London in 1937. Number '186' of 220 special copies signed by both the author and illustrator to the limitation page. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light toning to the spine. Top edge gilt others uncut. A hint of spotting to the text-block. Gilt titling to the spine remains bright. Internally clean. An impressive list of contributors including Vyvyan Holland, Oliver St John Gogarty, Andre Simon et al. with 35 line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard. Protected in a removable Mylar archival cover. A very sharp copy.