'The Striding Dales' Halliwell Sutcliffe 1939

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Product description

A nice copy of this 'popular edition' (1939) of Halliwell Sutcliffe's paen to the geography, history and folk-tales of the Yorkshire Dales, originally published in 1929. Colour Frontispiece and seventy-four fine in-text b/w sketches by A. Reginald Smith. Publisher Frederick Warne, printed in Great Britain. Light tan (mustard) cloth on board with red cover and spine lettering, 19 x 13.5 cm, 238 pages including Index, no dustjacket.

In twenty-two chapters with titles such as "A Land of Sheer Delight", "Memories" and "Elves, Stray Hauntings and Village Schools", subtitles "Gabriel's hounds", "Churn-Milk Peg", "The Besom-Maker", "Strike, Daykin, the Devil's in the Hemp" etc.

On Skipton: "Eager dawn lies over Skipton Town as we turn at last to take the Barden Road. We encounter no traffic of modern flesh-and-blood; but presently we overtake the living pageantry that not long ago swept through Skipton's spacious street. [...]"

Covers and spine good with only slight edge and corner wear, hinges and endpapers sound with no splits, internals clean and unmarked (ink gift inscriptions inside and opposite front cover).

Item details

Added value:
Colour Frontispiece
Author(s):
Sutcliffe, Halliwell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19 x 13.5 cm
Edition:
1939
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Warne
Title:
The Striding Dales

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A nice copy of this 'popular edition' (1939) of Halliwell Sutcliffe's paen to the geography, history and folk-tales of the Yorkshire Dales, originally published in 1929. Colour Frontispiece and seventy-four fine in-text b/w sketches by A. Reginald Smith. Publisher Frederick Warne, printed in Great Britain. Light tan (mustard) cloth on board with red cover and spine lettering, 19 x 13.5 cm, 238 pages including Index, no dustjacket.

In twenty-two chapters with titles such as "A Land of Sheer Delight", "Memories" and "Elves, Stray Hauntings and Village Schools", subtitles "Gabriel's hounds", "Churn-Milk Peg", "The Besom-Maker", "Strike, Daykin, the Devil's in the Hemp" etc.

On Skipton: "Eager dawn lies over Skipton Town as we turn at last to take the Barden Road. We encounter no traffic of modern flesh-and-blood; but presently we overtake the living pageantry that not long ago swept through Skipton's spacious street. [...]"

Covers and spine good with only slight edge and corner wear, hinges and endpapers sound with no splits, internals clean and unmarked (ink gift inscriptions inside and opposite front cover).

Added value:
Colour Frontispiece
Author(s):
Sutcliffe, Halliwell
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19 x 13.5 cm
Edition:
1939
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Warne
Title:
The Striding Dales

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