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A year in the country

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While drawing on her memories of childhood in the north counties of England, Alison Uttley shares the sights, sounds, smells and stories of a year in Buckinghamshire.

To read Alison Uttley's monthly month account of her 'year in the country' is to enjoy the sights, soundls,
smells and stories of the countryside with heightened appreciation. For in addition to being a countrywoman
through and through, Mrs. Uttley is by training a scientist, so that her eye
is exceptionally keen and her descriptions exact. With her as guide, one notices and understands a great deal
that the casual observer is likely to miss,
In this book Mrs. Uttley is primarily concerned with her life in Buckinghamshire, but she draws often on her
memories of the northern counties of her childhood. As well as describing the country scene, she recalls old tales
and adds for good measure a few country receipts-for cowslip wine, candied flowers, a special pot-pourri,
the use of herbs,
There is an illustration for each month by C. F., Tunnicliffe, R.A.

 Green cloth hardback with bright gilt titles to spine.Dedications on the ffep,otherwise clean and bright. Dust jacket has a slightly sunned spine , very good condition.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Alison Uttley
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
1957

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While drawing on her memories of childhood in the north counties of England, Alison Uttley shares the sights, sounds, smells and stories of a year in Buckinghamshire.

To read Alison Uttley's monthly month account of her 'year in the country' is to enjoy the sights, soundls,
smells and stories of the countryside with heightened appreciation. For in addition to being a countrywoman
through and through, Mrs. Uttley is by training a scientist, so that her eye
is exceptionally keen and her descriptions exact. With her as guide, one notices and understands a great deal
that the casual observer is likely to miss,
In this book Mrs. Uttley is primarily concerned with her life in Buckinghamshire, but she draws often on her
memories of the northern counties of her childhood. As well as describing the country scene, she recalls old tales
and adds for good measure a few country receipts-for cowslip wine, candied flowers, a special pot-pourri,
the use of herbs,
There is an illustration for each month by C. F., Tunnicliffe, R.A.

 Green cloth hardback with bright gilt titles to spine.Dedications on the ffep,otherwise clean and bright. Dust jacket has a slightly sunned spine , very good condition.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Alison Uttley
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
1957

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