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Treasured tales of the countryside : collected memories of a bygone era

Author: Brian P Martin
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This evocative compilation of anecdotes reflects country life as it was in the first half of the 20th century, when the main power of a farm was still horse power, when a network of branch railway  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian P Martin
ISBN: 0715316451 9780715316450
OCLC Number: 52532039
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction Long Distance Boating - The Stud Groom - Three Men, One Estate - The Hurdle-maker - Memories of Grease Corner - Survivor of the Trenches - Unsung Heroines - Button Hooks and Britches - Mine Hunting Host - Lumberjills - The Farmer's Boy - Good Yeoman Stock - They Were Good Times - A Keeper's Chequered Past - The Netter Netted - Boys and Girls and Gardens - The Snare of the Fowler - Longtails - In Good Service - Man of Iron Index
Responsibility: compiled by Brian P. Martin [and others].

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