Besleys Books

4 Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TA. UK


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Author: Elizabeth Seager
Price: 9.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: First Edition.
Publishers: David & Charles United Kingdom 1978
Cloth in good condition with dust-wrapper in good condition.
Description: D/J is good, v/minor shelf-wear. The book is in good used condition. Once most villages were almost self-supporting with their own bakers and butchers, cobblers, blacksmiths, thatchers and a dozen more besides, people who sold all but the most specialist of goods and undertook work of almost all kinds. For the women of the village the shop was often the hub of the community where they could be sure of a friendly reception and good service. For over fifty years The Countryman has presented a realistic, pungent, often humorous picture of British rural life and this selection from its pages reflects the decline in rural self-sufficiency which has undoubtedly led to higher standards of living but has also meant the loss of the warmth and vitality which springs from the day-to-day contacts of a small interdependent community. You will receive the book seen in the image. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ISBN 0715374931
Book Reference: MC1749

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