Titel: More Tales of the Old Gamekeepers.
Verlag: David & Charles, Newton Abbott, 1994 reprint of 1993 first edition
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition
Cloth, 8vo, 192 pp. From the blurb: "In the wake of the success of his first evocative anthology, Brian Martin has tracked down a further distinguished group of country folk who here recall their lives in surprisingly sharp detail. In their own colourful words, we learn of their personal trials and triumphs, from fighting in the trenches during the Great War to receiving the long-service medal from HM The Queen. Along the way these entertaining characters have met the rich and famous and been party to great sporting occasions, but above all they have been fired by a love of the outdoor life. Their observations of nature are second to none, and they share here their remarkable encounters with wildlife. Through record-breaking cold, drought and even hurricanes, they have seen the sun set on many seasons which might have broken lesser men. They also remember family life as it used to be, with few luxuries but a real sense of community in the countryside. Throughout these tales their character and sense of humour never waver. The collection is profusely illustrated with Philip Murphy's superb, specially commissioned colour paintings as well as the keepers' treasured photographs and letters, none of which has been published before. This book will appeal to the social historian, the naturalist and the country lover; most of all, it will delight anyone who enjoys a good yarn." Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-20747
Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:
AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 12. Juli 2001
Terms: We accept credit cards via ABE or PayPal, cash or cheques in GBP Pounds Sterling (payable to Wykeham Books) drawn on a UK bank account Alternatively we accept payment via PayPal (www.PayPal.com). Prices are net, and postage and insurance (if required) are extra. Any item found not to be as described may be returned within ten days of receipt. Trade terms: email first.
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Anbieterinformationen: We deal principally in books about books, including such subjects as bibliography, printing history, bookbinding, book illustration, typography, the book trade, etc, and have one of the largest stocks in this field. If you are unsure about the condition of any item, we are happy to email a photograph - please ask. We also deal in books by and about Rudyard Kipling.