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Jefferies" England

Richard Jefferies

Jefferies" England

nature essays

by Richard Jefferies

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life -- England.,
  • Nature,
  • England -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesEngland: nature essays
    Statementby Richard Jefferies ; edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel J. Looker ; and illustrated with twenty three photographs by Will F. Taylor.
    ContributionsLooker, Samuel J. 1888-1965.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH81 .J44 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 274 p., [22] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17568278M
    ISBN 100518100553
    OCLC/WorldCa67972765

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Great Neck, N.Y.: Core Collection Micropublications, 1 microfiche.   After a sudden catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors return to a quasi-medieval way of life. Several years later, in the wild landscape, the adventures of Sir Felix Aquila, a young nobleman searching for his role in life, take :

    Collection of 19C nature essays by Richard Jefferies edited by Samuel Looker with BW photos by Will Taylor. Dust Jacket damaged as shown otherwise good condition for age. Original edition. pages incl notes. Book has green binding with gold-coloured titles to spine, light wear to spine-ends & .   Buy a cheap copy of After London: or, Wild England book by Richard Jefferies. In two parts. I. The Relapse into Barbarism. II. Wild England. With an introduction by John Fowles. Free shipping over $/5(4).

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