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The House with the Green Shutters : George Douglas 1st/1st 1901

The House with the Green Shutters : George Douglas 1st/1st 1901

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The House with the Green Shutters

By George Douglas

Published by John MacQueen, London, 1901. First Edition and First Printing with publisher's address being Hastings House as noted on title page. hardback, green cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 329 pages.

The cloth binding is very good, endpapers good, with bookplate of a Samuel H. Strang to the inside board, all contents present and pages in good clean condition throughout. Overall a very good first edition.

ABOUT THE BOOK

The brutish John Gourlay is a merchant in the village of Barbie, envied and resented by the villagers because of his success, which is symbolised in his prestigious house with green shutters. He dominates and bullies his family, in particular his gifted, sensitive but weak son.
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