The old house at Coate

and other unpublished essays.
  • 215 Pages
  • 3.29 MB
  • English
Books for Libraries Press , Freeport, N.Y
Natural history -- Outdoor books., England -- Description and tr



StatementEdited with an introd. and notes by Samuel J. Looker. Wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsLooker, Samuel J. 1888-1965, ed.
LC ClassificationsQH81 .J452 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5699066M
ISBN 100836916646
LC Control Number70111840

Read the full-text online edition of The Old House at Coate: And Other Hitherto Unpublished Essays (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Old House at. Born in Wiltshire, England, Richard Jefferies wrote a number of essays and books inspired by his passionate love of nature in particular the English countryside and included the classic children’s book Bevis () – later illustrated by Winnie the Pooh illustrator E.H.

Shepard. Jefferies birthplace ‘The Old House at Coate’, Swindon is now a museum dedicated to his life and works. About this Item: Harvard University PressFIRST EDITION. THE OLD HOUSE AT COATE, Harvard University Press,first edition (American issue), just about fine in like dust-wrapper with 24 very well executed wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: pages illustrations 23 cm. Contents: The old house at CoateThe country near LondonThe English breedThe squire and the landThe life of the soulBiographical notesNotesThe chief works of Richard Jefferies (p.

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Born at Coate Farm on November 6thRichard Jefferies spent the first 30 years of his life living in the 'Old House at Coate'. The house is now a museum and is one of Swindon's unsung treasures. It is looked after and maintained by a small dedicated group of people who work untiringly to ensure that the legacy Richard Jefferies is kept alive.

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- Wood Engraving by AGNES MILLER PARKER - taken from The Old House at Coate "On a dry summer night, when there was no dew, I used to lie on back at full length (looking to the east), on the grass footpath by the orchard, and gaze up into the sky.

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