The true story of a Suffolk ploughman, Gordon Butcher, who uncovered the greatest treasure ever found in the British Isles. It was Roman silver of unparalleled beauty and value and, not appreciating what he had discovered, Butcher was savagely cheated out of the fortune that should have been his.
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Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, London, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman Ilustrador. First Edition; First Printing. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION with the Correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. MINT Unused / Unread copy. BOUGHT NEW and STORED away. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Originally written in 1946 when Dahl was making a living writing stories for American magazines. This story was first published in 1977 in 'The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More', Now here first published as a single title edition by Jonathan Cape, with a newly commissioned illustrations by Ralph Steadman. Dark blue boards, with the spine titled in silver, in the original publishers mint dustjacket. 79 pages. Numerous brilliant full colour illustrations, wonderful and eccentric, by the great Ralph Steadman. Full and double page illustrations and a few b/w line drawings. This book tells tells how, in 1946 near Mildenhall in Suffolk, a Roman Silver Hoarde was discovered by a Suffolk ploughman, and how he was cheated out of his fortune. A Savage Parable of Innocence and Greed! A Gift Quality MINT copy. See Images. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 114024
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Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110224060171
Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0224060171
Descripción Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0224060171