The Scouring of the White Horse; or, The Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk
Written by the author of "Tom Brown's Schooldays," this 1859 travel book is written and presented in the form of a novel. It recounts Hughes' experience in the Berkshire region while also providing a full plot with lots of allusions to history and mythology related to the British Isles. An interesting experiment in fantasy.
- Publisher: Ticknor and Fields
- Edition: First American Edition
- Date Published: 1859
- Place Published: Boston
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
xii, 324, 16 p. 19 cm cloth hardcover binding with impressing on boards and gold lettering on spine. Includes 8 b&w illustrated plates throughout text, including frontispiece. Binding discoloured with a brown spine, bumped corners, tear at lower extremes of spine near front board. Bookplate on front pastedown. Occasional small chips, spots and marks. Dark ink spot on fore-edge. Front hinge cracking internally.