Clarissa and the Countryman Sally Forth - Clarissa Dickson Wright & Johnny ScottHeadline, 2001, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a crease across the foot of the upper panel. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.
Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Clarissa Dickson Wright won her countryside spurs with her rural mentor Johnny Scott in the first series of ‘Clarissa and the Countryman’, which linked farming, field sports and conservation. Now they the theme further to show the connection between rural communities and urban employment. Clarissa and Johnny sally forth from Johnny’s new farm in the Borders to tweed-makers in Halifax, a gunsmith in Lancashire, boot makers in Northamptonshire and to see woodland management in the West Country. They meet the West Mersey Terrier and Lurcher Club in Liverpool and a gun engraver in Birmingham. We follow Clarissa, who has vowed to take up riding again, as she visits outfitters who supply riding clothes and boots in the Black Country and as Clarissa and Johnny investigate the way many urban countrymen keep in touch with their rural background through their dogs and ferrets. Although there is a tendency to think of rural and urban life as separate entities, Clarissa and Johnny show how each depends on the other and is inextricably interwoven.”
Size: 10¼" x 8"
Number of Pages: 192
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