No Thankful Village: The Impact of the Great War on a Group of Somerset Villages – a Microcosm (Chris Howell) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Local History shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
Chilcompton: Fickle Hill, 2002, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps ; Tables;
From the cover: Chris Howell has made a remarkable work in No Thankful Village. He has depicted with deep knowledge and great warmth the community from which he has sprung the area around Midsomer Norton and Radstock, in Somerset as it was affected by the Great War, 1914 -1918. It is part of an ancient coal-field set in the folds of the Mendip Hills. The blend of independent minded farming stock allied to the strong communal links of a body of miners, whose very lives relied on mutual sup-! port, created a community of rich variety. Chris Howell knows, respects and loves these peop…
Introduction by: Major Sir Fergus Matheson of Matheson, Bt.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 223 pages. Index. 10″ x 7¾”.