Horse Power and Magic :: George Ewart Evans

Horse Power and Magic :: George Ewart Evans soon to be presented for sale on the lustrous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London & Boston: Faber & Faber, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; List of sources; Title page vignette; Appendices (2);

From the cover: George Ewart Evans, thirty years ago, began to record the farming ways of East Anglia by listening to old men and women whose memories went back more than fifty or sixty years. It was assumed in the late 19505 that horses would soon disappear from the farms, and that this was the last chance of recording the part they had played for centuries. It has now become clear that this forecast was too pessimistic a…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiv) 222 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Farming catalogue?


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