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The Star-Born

£49.99

Product description

Supposedly written by William Maddison, this story, a 'celestial fantasy', is set in the real world at Lydford in Devon, on the edge of Dartmoor, and its gorge and castle keep. But there is the added dimension of another world – a Spirit world – inhabited by the Wind, Water and Air Spirits with ‘Quill’ the archetypal bird spirit. The Star-born is first a real baby, the son of Esther and brother of Mamis, who is spirited away one night by a barn owl to live with the owls in the ruin of the Castle Keep, to learn the wisdom of the universe and fulfil his real destiny. Introduction by Henry Williamson.

Green cloth covered boards with gilt text to spine. Superficia scuffs and marks, discolouration to edges of boards and spine. Endpapers discoloured. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia. Deckle edge, top edge gilt.

Item details

Added value:
Wood engravings by C.F. Tunniclffe
Author(s):
Maddison, William; Williamson, Henry (intro)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Edition:
1932
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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About this item

Supposedly written by William Maddison, this story, a 'celestial fantasy', is set in the real world at Lydford in Devon, on the edge of Dartmoor, and its gorge and castle keep. But there is the added dimension of another world – a Spirit world – inhabited by the Wind, Water and Air Spirits with ‘Quill’ the archetypal bird spirit. The Star-born is first a real baby, the son of Esther and brother of Mamis, who is spirited away one night by a barn owl to live with the owls in the ruin of the Castle Keep, to learn the wisdom of the universe and fulfil his real destiny. Introduction by Henry Williamson.

Green cloth covered boards with gilt text to spine. Superficia scuffs and marks, discolouration to edges of boards and spine. Endpapers discoloured. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia. Deckle edge, top edge gilt.

Added value:
Wood engravings by C.F. Tunniclffe
Author(s):
Maddison, William; Williamson, Henry (intro)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Edition:
1932
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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