Title: Looking at History, Book 2: The Middle Ages
Author: R.J. Unstead
Illustrator: C.W. Bacon, J.M. Hartley, Mary G. Houston, Robert Lawson, J.C.B. Knight
Year: 1961 (First Edition)
Publisher: A. & C. Black Ltd.
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Description: "This book is about life of ordinary people in the Middle Ages. It tells you how they built and furnished their homes, how they lived, worked and enjoyed themselves; you will read about their clothes, food, games and punishments"
Copiously illustrated with excellent b&w drawings, and reproductions of period artwork, alongside four stunning full-page colour paintings.
Turquoise cloth boards feature two-colour illustration of a mounted knight to the front. Spine and corners straight. Unclipped (7s. net) pictorial jacket is negligibly worn, and remains complete and free from any loss. Title and final page are discoloured. A few specks of foxing appear on a number of pages, otherwise all are unmarked and in very good condition. Binding is sound.
Measures 24.5 cm × 18.5 cm (9.8″ × 7.4″). Large 8vo. 80 pp.