Scouting for Boys [Signed letter & rare dustwrapper]. Author: BADEN-POWELL, Sir Robert Title: Scouting for Boys [Signed letter & rare dustwrapper] Publication: Arthur Pearson, 1910. Description: Complete with a Signed Letter from Baden-Powell to Lancelot Allen (District Commissioner [Scouts] for Nottinghamshire) dated 1912 commending his good scouting work in the Nottinghamshire region – attatched loosely to book by way of old green cotton tiestring. Third and Enlarged edition, second impression. Bright red illustrated boards with original and rare pictorial dustwrapper. Housed in a bespoke deep red quarter Morocco clamshell box with gilt titles and raised bands. A very good copy with bright boards. Some mottling to top margin of rear board & shallow slither chip to head of spine. Internally clean with ink address to dedication page – usual tanning to leaves. The dustwrapper is chipped to head & more notably to foot of spine; corners with loss & long tear up the rear flap fold; front flap missing bottom half. Original price of 2/-nett to front panel of wrapper. Pre WWI copies of this title in dustwrapper are remarkably uncommon and this is the only copy we have ever seen or handled. Subject: Modern First Editions, Signed, Travel Mountaineering & Polar. JULIAN ROBERTS FINE BOOKS specialise in First Editions of Rare Literature, Fiction, Childrens & Illustrated books including some scarcer Antiquarian titles. Established over two decades ago, JRFB deals nationally and internationally with clients both in the UK and at all points of the Globe. We are members of ABA, ILAB & PBFA and our book descriptions conform to their guidelines. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item “Sir Robert BADEN-POWELL / Scouting for Boys Signed letter & rare dustwrapper” is in sale since Wednesday, November 18, 2020. This item is in the category “Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable”. The seller is “julianrobertsbooks” and is located in Braceby, Sleaford. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Australia.
- Author: BADEN-POWELL, Sir Robert
- Publisher: Arthur Pearson
- Year Printed: 1910
- Binding: Softcover, Wraps
- Subject: Exploration & Travel