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Inhaltsangabe: This chronicle of Victorian village life in north Lincolnshire has been gathered from the memories of the country people who were born there and captures the delight with which the author's family remember their youth. Grandfather's eight children worked in the fields before and after school, without pocket money or thanks and with regular thrashing. There were no birthday presents and only a stocking and a ceremonial kiss at Christmas. Yet their memories are full of the pleasures of a country childhood - poaching, bull-baiting, skating, bird's-nesting and flower collecting. Everyday doings such as threshing, killing a pig or shoeing a horse are described and anecdotes and family jokes included. The book is free of Victorian prudery - grandfather, a struggling tenant farmer, was harsh, ambitious and a great lover of women and the Rector slept with his maids.
Inhaltsangabe: An account of the Lincolnshire village of Hedingham during Victorian times in which the author's relatives, who all lived to great age, talk with frankness about everyday life and a rural childhood, with stories of poaching, bull-baiting, skating, killing pigs, threshing, shoeing horses and New Year parties. First published in 1977.
Buchbeschreibung Constable, 1977. Buchzustand: Fair. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 4000942
Buchbeschreibung Constable 14/11/1977, 1977. Buchzustand: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 7719-9780094619609
Buchbeschreibung CONSTABLE, 1977. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BBI1956352
Buchbeschreibung Constable, 1977. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CHL1574475
Buchbeschreibung Hardback. Buchzustand: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR005316526
Buchbeschreibung Constable, London, 1977. Hard Cover In a Dust Jacket. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. 207 pages, illustrated, family trees. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 142187
Buchbeschreibung Book Club Associates, 1978. Cloth Brown. Buchzustand: Very Good. Hedingham Harvest: Victorian family life in rural England. illustrated Brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine, pictorial fep in very good condition. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly scuffed to extremities in good+ condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2844
Buchbeschreibung Book Club Associates / BCA, 1978. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. 5.5" X 8.5". An account of rural life in north Lincolnshire. A clean and tidy copy. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually within 24 hours. Call or email with your questions by going to "Bookseller & Payment Information" below and then "Ask bookseller a question" or "View Booksellers Homepage". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 015080
Buchbeschreibung Constable & Co, London, 1977. Brown Cloth Boards. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. First Edition. Picture of a 19th century Lincolnshire community, as told to the author by his elderly relatives (showing little sign of Victorian prudery), although the name of the village is fictional. Endpapers illustrated with contemporary photographs. Library stamps to title and half-title pages and category label to spine, which is bumped and slanted. Page edges somewhat grubby and foxed, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has two small tears to top of spine and rubbing to edges and corners, otherwise good in clear protective cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002709
Buchbeschreibung Constable and Company Ltd., 1977. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Fair. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fair. 5.5" x 8.5". Jacket spine faded with wear to the ends including splits. A previous owner's name is written inside. Victorian country life remembered by relatives of the author - farmers and labourers, black smiths and serving girls, life in a North Lincolnshire village. 5.5" x 8.5". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 8970