VGC.Macdonald & Co,1988.First UK edition-first printing.Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the cover) with Dj(creases,nicks and scratches on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice & clean pages but slightly tainted and yellow on the outer edges,stamp on the edge of the first blank page of the book(no library).small mark and scratch inside the last blank page of the book.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.635pp.Price un-clipped.Heavy book.First edition. This is another paragraph Synopsis: Adeline Gundry was raised to be a perfect lady in a perfect Edwardian world of rank and privilege. But she had other ideas. She wanted independence and passion. From her idyllic childhood in Devon to her glorious success as an artist, Adeline lives her life to the full - a woman of thrust.