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Excellent book written by former Cornwall resident Geoffrey Grigson, (father of Cookery writer Sophie Grigson) A fascinating compendium of Country lore and facts from all over Britain, arranged in handy alphabetical.

Would make a handy gazeteer to carry in the car glovebox. Highly recommended and a great find, from Standing Stones to folklore and customs, names for landmarks, holed crosses etc.

In the 1960s Geoffrey Grigson, a poet and author, travelled around Britain writing the story of the secret landscape . This book, his exquisite classic of the countryside, is the result

In the 1960s Geoffrey Grigson, a poet and author, travelled around Britain writing the story of the secret landscape all around us. This book, his exquisite classic of the When is the best time to spot a shooting star or a glow worm? Where does a 'ha-ha' get its name? . This book, his exquisite classic of the countryside, is the result. From weathercocks to rainbows, place names and poets to mazes, dene-holes, crypts and sham ruins, via avenues, Roman roads, dewponds and village greens, The Shell Country Alphabet will help you look beyond the familiar sights of our landscape and discover the hidden, magical world that remains, just off the motorway.

Geoffrey Grigson was a poet whose long working life branched out into .

Geoffrey Grigson was a poet whose long working life branched out into travel writing and natural history. Born in Cornwall in 1905, he had a scrambling country childhood that furnished him with a fingertip knowledge of the local terrain. In fact, Grigson's treatment of breathing creatures (as opposed to lumps of stone or bark) turns out to be one of the great pleasures of The Shell Country Alphabet.

Countryside: The Classic Companion To Rural Britain
Geoffrey Grigson's Countryside: The Classic Companion to Rural Britain download epub
Author: Geoffrey Grigson
ISBN: 0852232233
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: EBURY P; 1st Edition edition (1982)