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Wanderers in The New Forest

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Product description

First edition 1958. Green cloth hard covers with red titles on the spine. The spine is slightly faded and there is foxing along the tops of the boards. There is also light foxing on the page edges. Small owner name on first free endpaper but otherwise there are no markings or inscriptions, the text is clean and the binding is tight. Unclipped dust jacket has a sunned spine and light edge wear. This is a book about the New Forest by a writer who lived like a Gypsy in the forest accompanied by her two young children and their animals. She gives us Forest lore about flowers, insects, birds and beasts gathered in all weathers and at all hours of the day and night. The author pleads for better treatment for the New Forest Gypsies, for better protection of this landscape which is a rare survival of pre-Norman England. With 17 pages of photographs. Preface by Augustus John.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
De Bairacli Levy, Juliette
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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First edition 1958. Green cloth hard covers with red titles on the spine. The spine is slightly faded and there is foxing along the tops of the boards. There is also light foxing on the page edges. Small owner name on first free endpaper but otherwise there are no markings or inscriptions, the text is clean and the binding is tight. Unclipped dust jacket has a sunned spine and light edge wear. This is a book about the New Forest by a writer who lived like a Gypsy in the forest accompanied by her two young children and their animals. She gives us Forest lore about flowers, insects, birds and beasts gathered in all weathers and at all hours of the day and night. The author pleads for better treatment for the New Forest Gypsies, for better protection of this landscape which is a rare survival of pre-Norman England. With 17 pages of photographs. Preface by Augustus John.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
De Bairacli Levy, Juliette
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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