Curious Observations

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This selection of country curiosities delves into the rich tradition of rural customs. Here are tales of horse fairs and blacksmiths, cheese-rolling in Gloucestershire, smuggling silk in Sussex, fairy rings and cucumber sandwiches, alongside the rules of ploughing, the vanishing sign language of tramps, and advice on how to prevent bodysnatching from country churchyards.

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Curious Observations

Curious Observations

A Country Miscellany

Hardback256pp Illustrated200x150mm

9780857203601     Product Code: 224861

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This selection of country curiosities delves into the rich tradition of rural customs. Here are tales of horse fairs and blacksmiths, cheese-rolling in Gloucestershire, smuggling silk in Sussex, fairy rings and cucumber sandwiches, alongside the rules of ploughing, the vanishing sign language of tramps, and advice on how to prevent bodysnatching from country churchyards.

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