1914 Rare First Edition bound by Asprey - The Money Moon, a Romance by Jeffery Farnol illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Author: Jeffery Farnol. Edmund Blampied, illustrator.
Title: The Money Moon, a Romance.
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1914. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: viii-350 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine binding, finely bound by Asprey bindery in full red morocco leather, covers with gilt borders, spine with six raised bands, gilt lettering for title and author, gilt-turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. A very beautiful binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, some foxing heavier on the text pages facing the illustrations - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the beautiful 23 full-page color illustrations by Edmund Blampied.
The book: "The Money Moon: A Romance" by Jeffery Farnol tells the story of George Bellew, a wealthy American seeking simplicity in the English countryside. During his journey, he discovers Dapplemere farm, run by the determined Anthea and her young nephew, Small Porges. Facing financial difficulties, Anthea and the farm benefit from George's unexpected assistance. As George immerses himself in farm life, he finds himself drawn to Anthea and the magic of the 'Money Moon', a time when wishes are believed to come true. The tale beautifully captures love, hope, and the enchanting charm of rural England. Farnol's eloquent prose, coupled with the vivid illustrations by Edmund Blampied, transports readers into the heart of the story, making it a treasured addition to any library.
The author: Jeffery Farnol (1878-1952) was a celebrated British writer, known for his series of romantic tales set in the English regency period. His gripping narratives, embellished with rich historical details, have garnered him a dedicated readership.
The illustrator: Edmund Blampied (1886-1966) was a renowned artist and illustrator from the Channel Islands. His artistic prowess lies in capturing the nuances of rural life and landscapes. His illustrations, characterized by their depth and vitality, elevate the reading experience, making it both visually and intellectually stimulating.
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