Very Good / Very Good. Item #5590
Boston: The Star Island Corporation, 1972. First Edition. Signed by editor and illustrator McGill on title page without inscription. Octavo; 167 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated dust jacket over yellow and blue cloth-covered spine with dark blue and gilt lettering. Jacket shows light wear to spine ends and corners, with a small closed tear at top back and a quarter-sized magenta sticker affixed to rear panel. Boards lightly worn at spine ends and corners. A couple nicks and smudges to text block, but overall a clean, sound copy of the Laighton's letters centering around life in the Isles of Shoals in the latter half of the 19th century.