The Day Before Yesterday

Firsthand Stories of Fifty Years Ago

STREATFEILD, Noel

STREATFEILD, Noel The Day Before Yesterday Firsthand Stories of Fifty Years Ago

Collins, 1956.

First edition. 8vo. Orange boards lettered in silver on the spine, and with a vignette in silver on the upper cover, in a pictorial dustwrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "With my love / Christmas 1956 / Noel" Black and white illustrations by Dick Hart. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper indeed.

A collection of stories in which a wide variety of men and women tell of the life they remember from when they were young. The contributers include a factory worker, a teacher, a doctor, a gamekeeper, a suffragette and many others. A charming compilation of anecdotal tales of life at the beginning of the 20th Century, all of them linked by Noel Streatfeild with memories of her own childhood.

PROVENANCE: From the library of Claude Orr, the author's close friend and proof reader.

Stock ID: 32212

£125.00

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