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Explore the rich heritage of Christmas past in the Cotswolds with this varied collection of carols and customs, seasonal recipes and stories, pastimes, poetry, folklore and reminiscences. With extracts from a diverse range of sources, including novels, journals, diaries and authors ranging from Charles Dickens' great-granddaughter to the local village rector, from the chronicles of a country squire to the austere audit of a Victorian workhouse, these extracts take the reader on a seasonal journey into the yuletides of yore. From Morris dancing and wassailing to Mrs Beeton's recipe for the perfect Christmas dinner, this enthralling collection will be a welcome addition to any anthology of the county and a seasonal treat for all.
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June Lewis-Jones is a very well-known and well-respected Cotswold historian who has written for Cotswold Life for many years. Recently she has compiled Folklore of the Cotswolds (2003).
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Book Description Tempus Publishing Ltd, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0752439758