The Crooked Scythe: An Anthology of Oral History (George Ewart Evans) lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Faber & Faber, 1993, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; List of sources; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; Chapter headpieces; Chapter tailpieces; Frontispiece;
From the cover: The author of the classic Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay was one of the pioneers of oral history. In the course of his vocation George Ewart Evans wrote ten books devoted to the memories of men and women who were survivors of a past era farm labourers, shepherds, horsemen, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, sailors, fishermen, miners, maltsters, domestic servants and many others. A wealth of human history and language, record…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Yellow titling to the Spine. [XXI] 202 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.