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Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]

Price: 20.00 GBP

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Author: Bloom, Alan

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition Very Good

Type Book

Size 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK Aidan Ellis 1996

ISBN Number 0856282723 / 9780856282720

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Inventory No. 100095

1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of 16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm.

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