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Details about  More Tales of the Old Countrymen by Brian P. Martin (Hardback, 1993)

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More Tales of the Old Countrymen by Brian P. Martin (Hardback, 1993)
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Condition: Good : Split the cost with friends
A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with some creasing or tearing, and pencil underlining of text, but this is minimal. No highlighting of text, no writing in the margins, and no missing pages. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
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Brian P. Martin

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Biographies & Autobiographies



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From the wilds of County Mayo in north-west Ireland to the oak-beamed tranquillity of Shakespeare's Middle England, 17 rural characters reminisce about country life. They have all experienced more dramatic changes in rural life than any previous generation.

Key Features
Author(s)Brian P. Martin
PublisherDavid & Charles
Date of Publication01/08/1993
GenreBiography: General

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNewton Abbot
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintDavid & Charles
Out-of-print date06/03/2002
Content Note50 colour illustrations, 40 b&w photographs, 30 line drawings, index

Weight865 g
Width193 mm
Height263 mm

Illustrator(s)Philip Murphy

Editorial Details
Edition Statementillustrated edition

Table Of ContentsHarry Edge, cattle-lorry driver and dealer; Paul Ryan, country solicitor; George Ebdon, farm labourer; the Reverend Edwin Tobias, country clergyman; Lewis Blencowe, country butcher; Ivan Birley, hedge-layer and stockman; Michael Connolly, shopkeeper, farmer and fisherman; Brian Forsyth ( the Gaffer ), sportsman, conservationist and farmer; Joe Bainbridge, horse-master and farmer; the Reverend William Tavernor, farmer; Andrew Forrest, farmer; Rob Ings, agister of the New Forest; Rob Beattie, Arnold Mallinson and Jack Stephenson, farm workers and foresters; Bertie Clarke, schoolmaster and clergyman; Bill Batt, groundsman and timber feller.

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More Tales of the Old Countrymen [Illustrated] [Hardcover]

From the wilds of County Mayo in north-west Ireland to the oak-beamed tranquillity of Shakespeare's England, 17 rural characters reminisce about life. Their occupations include parish priest, village schoolmaster, country solicitor, farm labourer, hedge-layer, horseman, forester and gentleman farmer. They have all experienced more dramatic changes in rural life than any previous generation born before any car or tractor passed their way, yet living to see man land on the moon. The author's previous books include "Tales of the Old Gamekeepers" and "Tales of the Old Countrymen".
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