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When Skies Were Always Blue [2004]

£6.99

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Published in 2004 by Pomegranate Press. Includes a selection of illustrations by the late W.F. (Bill) Wells printed on glossy paper. An afterword written by the editor, Joy Preston, is also included.

Illustrated with his drawing of the family home in West Street, Lewes, this memoir by the late W.F. Wells brings to life a world between the two world wars that has gone for ever - a humble Sussex upbringing without television or telephone, radio or refrigerator, central heating or even electric light.
Blessed with vivid recall, the author takes us through the streets of the county town, savouring its fairs, markets and shops. He recalls his first sight of an aeroplane and taking train trips, Third Class, to the seaside. We follow him to school and church, and catch the thrill of the circus.
If life was harder then, it had no shortage of joys, as he writes in an epilogue, "What fun that boy had yesterday!"

In very good condition. The original price on the rear cover has been scratched out with some ferocity. There are no other faults, the pages are clean and the binding is as new.


Item details

Author(s):
W.F. Wells, edited by Joy Preston
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0954258797
ISBN-13:
9780954258795
Number of pages:
60
Publisher:
Pomegranate Press
Title:
When Skies Were Always Blue

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Published in 2004 by Pomegranate Press. Includes a selection of illustrations by the late W.F. (Bill) Wells printed on glossy paper. An afterword written by the editor, Joy Preston, is also included.

Illustrated with his drawing of the family home in West Street, Lewes, this memoir by the late W.F. Wells brings to life a world between the two world wars that has gone for ever - a humble Sussex upbringing without television or telephone, radio or refrigerator, central heating or even electric light.
Blessed with vivid recall, the author takes us through the streets of the county town, savouring its fairs, markets and shops. He recalls his first sight of an aeroplane and taking train trips, Third Class, to the seaside. We follow him to school and church, and catch the thrill of the circus.
If life was harder then, it had no shortage of joys, as he writes in an epilogue, "What fun that boy had yesterday!"

In very good condition. The original price on the rear cover has been scratched out with some ferocity. There are no other faults, the pages are clean and the binding is as new.


Author(s):
W.F. Wells, edited by Joy Preston
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0954258797
ISBN-13:
9780954258795
Number of pages:
60
Publisher:
Pomegranate Press
Title:
When Skies Were Always Blue

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