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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
- Book Title: Life and Tradition in Suffolk and North East Essex
- Author: Norman Smedley
- ISBN: MWO0332195
- Publisher: J M Dent
- Year Published: 1976
- Our Normal Price: £23.10 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: J M Dent & Co, 1976: first edition wine coloured cloth hardback with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 7.25 x 9.5" tall: 158 pages including index black and white illustrations including map, 137 photographs and copious diagrams. Synopsis: an informative social history of Suffolk and North East Essex by an author sensitive to his subject. The text is well supported by relative photographs and instructive diagrams. Contents as follows: – lists of plates and drawings. Introduction and acknowledgements. Part One: Buildings and Building Materials. Part Two: – Crafts and Craftsmen. (The Wheelwright. Blacksmith and Farrier. The Saddler. The Cobbler. The Rake-Maker. The Thatcher. The Osier-Basket Maker. The Cooper. Flint Knapping. Brick Making. Textiles. Rope Making. Cider. Malting and Brewing. Fisheries. Ship and Boat Building.) Part Three: Preparing the Land. (Drainage. Ploughing and Harrowing. Fertilising the Land.) Part Four: Sowing and Growing. Part Five: Harvesting. Part Six: Markets, Men and Mills. Part Seven: Livestock. (Horses. Cattle. Sheet. Pigs Veterinary Care.) Part Eight: Transport. Part Nine: In and around the Home. Part Ten: Life, Work and Play. Condition: dust jacket edges slightly rubbed: dust jacket front flap slightly discoloured: overall very clean and good.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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