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The Illustrated Shepherd's Life

£6.99

Product description

"W. H. Hudson's book is packed with information on the rural life of an earlier age but, first and foremost, it is bursting with life, intense and timeless. W. H. Hudson's great writing gift knits all the disparate elements together and presents a realistic and intimate view of the Wiltshire countryside and of a way of life with its beauty, but also all the harshness which nature and a bygone social order could inflict on its people. The characters, their history and the writing are as fresh today as when the book originally appeared in 1910. A Shepherd's Life has charmed readers over several generations and has done much to kindle a genuine interest in nature. This illustrated edition is a celebration of the landscape Hudson so vividly describes. In a series of specially commissioned watercolours, Benjamin Perkins and others show the Wiltshire of today, while contemporary original works by W. Herbert Allen and the many archival photographs record the countryside, its people and their rural activities as they used to be."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Hudson, W. H.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
The Bodley Head

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"W. H. Hudson's book is packed with information on the rural life of an earlier age but, first and foremost, it is bursting with life, intense and timeless. W. H. Hudson's great writing gift knits all the disparate elements together and presents a realistic and intimate view of the Wiltshire countryside and of a way of life with its beauty, but also all the harshness which nature and a bygone social order could inflict on its people. The characters, their history and the writing are as fresh today as when the book originally appeared in 1910. A Shepherd's Life has charmed readers over several generations and has done much to kindle a genuine interest in nature. This illustrated edition is a celebration of the landscape Hudson so vividly describes. In a series of specially commissioned watercolours, Benjamin Perkins and others show the Wiltshire of today, while contemporary original works by W. Herbert Allen and the many archival photographs record the countryside, its people and their rural activities as they used to be."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Hudson, W. H.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
The Bodley Head

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