BOOKS

 

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Books

Words on the West Wind: Selected Essays

This selection of pieces by Henry Williamson from the literary magazine The Adelphi contains both gems and important essays that deserve resurrection, including the original ending to his celebrated classic Tarka the Otter. Also included is an essay on Williamson by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and several fragments by the talented writer James Farrar, killed in the Second World War aged just 20.

Price: £5.00

Threnos for T. E. Lawrence, and other writings

A collection of important essays on books and writers, who include T. E. Lawrence, Richard Aldington, Richard Jefferies, W. H. Hudson, and Francis Thompson; together with Williamson's prefaces and introductions to books by V. M. Yeates, James Farrar, Walter Robson, John Heygate and others; and the text of T. E. Lawrence's long (and entertaining) letter of criticism of Tarka the Otter.

Price: £5.00

The Notebook of a Nature-lover

An anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.

Price: £5.00

Stumberleap, and Other Devon Writings

A collection of nature essays and sketches of village life in Georgeham, N Devon, in the 1920s, together with powerful pieces on the First World War. Included also are some of Williamson's classic short stories, including ‘Stumberleap’, the mysterious 'Whatever Has Happened' and 'The Heller'. Illustrated with contemporary photographs.

Price: £9.50

Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts

Twenty-two talks, broadcast on the wireless between December 1935 (HW’s very first broadcast) and 1954. Subjects include reminiscences of the West Country; the significance in his life of the barn owl, and on becoming a farmer.

Price: £5.00

Recreating a Lost World: Henry Williamson and Folkestone 1919-20

After the end of the First World War, Henry Williamson was briefly stationed in Folkestone, and later fictionalised this period in his novels. This booklet explores the 'real-life scenario' and the fiction.

Price: £2.50

Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts

Transcripts of a further 21 broadcast talks given on BBC radio between 1936 and 1967. Subjects concern the countryside and farming, and books and writers.

Price: £5.00

Indian Summer Notebook

A selection of works from a number of scarce sources, including book introductions and contributions to anthologies and magazines; a series of articles in the Evening Standard; and significant essays on Richard Jefferies and Francis Thompson.

Price: £5.00

Henry Williamson: The Man, The Writings

This is still the only critical work to be published on Henry Williamson. An important and readable book it provides a fascinating insight into aspects of Williamson and his works.

Price: £5.00

Henry Williamson: Tarka and the Last Romantic

This comprehensive biography draws on the primary source material from Williamson's own archive: his diaries, journals and papers, and family memories . . .

Price: £10.99

Henry Williamson: A Brief Look at his Life...

A short anthology of HW’s writings on North Devon published to introduce his work to a wider public, and to persuade them to seek out his books and read further.

Price: £3.00

Henry Williamson: A Bibliography

An indispensable working handbook for both collectors and anyone who enjoys Henry Williamson's writings.

Price: £5.00

Green Fields and Pavements

Between 1937 and 1945 Henry Williamson farmed 243 acres of difficult land in North Norfolk, bringing a near-derelict farm to an A grade classification during the years of the Second World War. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and this book is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944.

Price: £11.50

Contributions to the Weekly Dispatch, 1920-21

The very earliest published writings of HW, which appeared in the Weekly Dispatch between July 1920 and January 1921, during his short-lived Fleet Street career.

Price: £3.95

A Clear Water Stream

This is a new edition of a classic in country and angling literature, first published in 1958 but long out of print. It features specially commissioned illustrations by noted wildlife artist Mick Loates.

Price: £13.99

A Breath of Country Air (part 2)

The second of two volumes that bring together for the first time HW’s weekly pieces in the Evening Standard, written during his last two years on the Norfolk Farm, between 1944 and 1946. Part Two also includes a 15-part serial, QUEST . . .

Price: £5.00