Country Talk [with] More Country Talk [with] New Country Talk [with] Country Talk Again [with] Country Talk Continued [with] Latest Country Talk [with] Another Country Talk
( Val BIRO, illus ) PEEL, J.H.B.
'COUNTRY TALK' COMPLETE IN DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Robert Hale, [1970-83]
Stock code: 25078
7 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with illustrated titles and illustrations in the text; cloth, gilt or silver backs, a near fine set in dustwrapper.
Peel's inimitable series, collecting essays written for his long-running column in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, combines affection and nostalgia in his depiction of an England now largely vanished. 'Mr Peel knows more than any other living man about the life of the English Countryside' (John Masefield). The book are greatly enhanced by Biro's evocative wood-engravings The set comprises Country Talk (1970), More Country Talk (1973), New Country Talk (1975), Country Talk Again (1977), Country Talk Continued (1979), Latest Country Talk (1981), Another Country Talk (1983). COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE