Book #160113

Dew And Mildew: A Loose-knit Tale Of Hindustan

Percival Christopher Wren
Book #160113 Dew And Mildew: A Loose-knit Tale Of Hindustan. Percival Christopher Wren.
Dew And Mildew: A Loose-knit Tale Of Hindustan

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good+
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1927.

An edition in good condition with bright gilt lettering on the front cover. The spine has faded somewhat but the binding is clean and tight.

Dew and mildew cling to the drenched garments of the weary traveler as he trudges along a country road. He has been walking for days and has little food or water left. Finally, he comes to a small house. The door is open and he enters. Inside, he finds a small group of people huddled around a fire. They are kindly, and offer him food and water. The traveler is tired and grateful. He falls asleep on the floor. The next morning, he wakes up to find that the people have left. The only thing left is a loaf of bread and a jug of water. He is alone in the house. The bread is gone, and the jug is almost empty. He is about to leave when he hears a noise outside. He goes to the door and opens it a little bit. He sees a woman walking down the road. She is carrying a baby in her arms. The traveler asks her if she has seen the people who; 8vo; 320 pages.

Price: $41.25