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Title: Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village.
Description: London, Folio Society. 2002. Hard Cover. Ill.: Peter Bailey. 328 pp, 9 7/8" H. Bound in quarter cloth, with paper sides printed and blocked with a design by the artist. Dark brown slipcase. This edition follows the text of the first Allen Lane edition of 1969, incorporating minor emendations made to the 1972 reprint. B&w illustrations. Chapter headings: The Survivors; God; The Ringing Men; To Be A Farmer's Boy?; Good Service; The Forge; The Wheel-wright; The Craftsmen; The School; The Agricultural Training Centre; Officers and Gentlemen; The Orchard Men; Four Ladies; The Young Men; The Law; Limitations; The Vet; Not by Bread Alone; The Northern Invaders; In the Hour of Death. Minor rubbing on slipcase. Near Fine.

Keywords: English Villages, Rural Life, Customs, Farms, Farming, Agriculture, Leonard Thompson, Emily Leggett, Fred Mitchell, Horses, Horsemen, Samuel Gissing, John Grout, Doctors, Teachers, Deans, Deacons, Robert Palgrave, Sammy Whitelaw, Farriers, Bell Ringing, B

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29266

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