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Arthur George Street (1892 – 1966), who wrote under the name of A. G. Street, was an English farmer, writer and broadcaster. He spent some years learning farming from his father. He later wrote that 'I did not do much actual laborious work, but my father made me do every job on the farm at some time or another in order that I might, from personal knowledge, be able to estimate whether a man was working well or ill at any particular job. I was much older before I realised how much I did learn in those first years after leaving school.' Next, Street spent some years working on a farm in Canada, before returning to Wiltshire.

First of all a working farmer, Street began to try his hand at writing as a way to supplement his farm income when it was severely reduced by prices falling during the great agricultural depression of the 1920s and 1930s. He portrayed farm life in the south of England without idealising it, and his use of dialect strengthens his imagery of rural life. His books were mainly light fiction, often based on the Wiltshire farming community and to some degree autobiographical. He wrote a weekly column for Farmers Weekly for thirty years.

This copy is in good condition. No dustjacket. Brown outer cover good with some rubbing and has a tear in the spine and the inside of the covers are tanned. Inside pages very good, tight and clean. A tidy copy.

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Author(s):
Street, A.G.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd

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Arthur George Street (1892 – 1966), who wrote under the name of A. G. Street, was an English farmer, writer and broadcaster. He spent some years learning farming from his father. He later wrote that 'I did not do much actual laborious work, but my father made me do every job on the farm at some time or another in order that I might, from personal knowledge, be able to estimate whether a man was working well or ill at any particular job. I was much older before I realised how much I did learn in those first years after leaving school.' Next, Street spent some years working on a farm in Canada, before returning to Wiltshire.

First of all a working farmer, Street began to try his hand at writing as a way to supplement his farm income when it was severely reduced by prices falling during the great agricultural depression of the 1920s and 1930s. He portrayed farm life in the south of England without idealising it, and his use of dialect strengthens his imagery of rural life. His books were mainly light fiction, often based on the Wiltshire farming community and to some degree autobiographical. He wrote a weekly column for Farmers Weekly for thirty years.

This copy is in good condition. No dustjacket. Brown outer cover good with some rubbing and has a tear in the spine and the inside of the covers are tanned. Inside pages very good, tight and clean. A tidy copy.

Author(s):
Street, A.G.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd

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