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Hampshire Days - W. H. Hudson

Barry Shurlock, 1973, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. DJ edgeworn with several open tears.

Describes nature as he saw it more than 70 years before publication [1903 First Edition] of this re-issued edition. In the easy-going style of those times he writes of a cuckoo in a robin’s nest, a woodpecker’s ‘drumming tree’, hornets, the light of a dead glow-worm, insect music, a pike and a swift, stag beetles all these and many other country subjects are described with that love of outdoor life which runs through all of Hudson’s writings. Illustrated with B&W photographs.

Size: 8" x 5½". 315 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.