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1 Mannin, Ethel England My Adventure
London Hutchinson 1972 0091118905 / 9780091118907 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A near Fine unmarked copy with a little dust marking to top edge with VG+ dustjacket. In the book the author has related places to people, thus she went to Bedford for Bunyan; to Lichfield for Dr. Johnson; to St. Ives for the potter Bernard Leach; to Nottingham on a D.H. Lawrence pilgrimage; Lindisfarne for the saints who made it Holy Island; Wigan to see Orwell's grim picture of the 1930's; Haworth to investigate the Bronte industry; Selborne not only for Gilbert White but also for the Edward Thomas country beyond; Canterbury was the gateway for Conrad's Bishopsbourne and Portland bound up with Thomas Hardy and Tomlinson; Farnham for William Cobbett. 26 illustrations. **** NOT BOOK CLUB **** 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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2 Mannin, Ethel The Country of The Sea - Some Wanderings in Brittany
London Jarrolds 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is slightly chipped to top and age faded to back. A charming account of Brittany visited by the author in all the seasons and explores all the departements with their medieval towns, chateaux, calvaries, fishing ports, seaside resorts et al to provide a definitive guide to the region in the early 1950's. 18 photographs and 1 map. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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