Vagabonds and Puppets: Wilkinson, Walter Vagabonds and Puppets: Wilkinson, Walter

Vagabonds and Puppets

Wilkinson, Walter

Published by Geoffrey Bles, London, 1945
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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London, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1945, Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Reprint of first edition published in1930. Maps on lining-papers Pale blue-green boards with black lettering and design ; Interior pages excellent with no foxing. Packed with the author's characteristic recounting of travels with a vagabond marionette theatre peep show across England, this time filled with adventures and encounters with the people of Letchworth, Hitchin, Luton, Dunstable, Tring, Aylesbury, Thame, Oxford, Abingdon, Faringdon, Swindon, Wooton Basset, Bath, Wells, Frome, Warminster, Salisbury, Forderingbridge, Godshill, Redlynch, No Man's Land, Cadnam, Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst, Lymington, Milford, Milton, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Bournemouth and Wimborne, as well as short trip to Switzerland and back ; a fascinating view of English life in the 1930's ; J. B. Priestly once remarked, "Walter Wilkinson is a tremendous find. England comes alive beneath the wheels of his Punch and Judy cart.". Bookseller Inventory # 000053

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Title: Vagabonds and Puppets

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles, London

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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