Family Britain 1951-57 -::- David Kynaston lands on the shelves of my shop.
London, Berlin & New York: Bloomsbury, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: Family Britain continues David Kynastons ground-breaking series Tales of a New Jerusalem, telling as never before the story of Britain from VE Day in 1945 to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979.
As in Austerity Britain, an astonishing array of vivid, intimate and unselfconscious voices drive the narrative. The keen-eyed Nella Last shops assiduously at Barrow Market as austerity and rationing gradually give way to relative abundance; housewife Judy Haines, relishing the detail of suburban life, brings up her children in Chingford; the…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block with a small stain to the leading edge and a short, neat, closed tear to the head of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 776 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.