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Garden Rubbish and Other Country Bumps

by Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman

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London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1936. pp 131 From the authors of '1066 And All That' comes a humorous look at British gardening and gardeners, illustrated with cartoons by Stephen Dowling. First edition 1936, very good in green cloth, covers dented, rubbed and water marked to one corner, a few spots and stains to the pages. Ownership inscription of Mary Eyre Wallis. This book comes from the collection of the scientist and pioneer birth-control campaigner Marie Stopes (1880-1958) which was inherited by her son the philosopher Harry Stopes Roe (1924-2014) and sold following the death of his widow Mary Stopes Roe in May of this year. Mary was herself an academic and author, the daughter of the engineer and inventor of the bouncing bomb, Sir Barnes Wallis. Stephen Dowling 1936

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
Garden Rubbish and Other Country Bumps
Author
Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1936

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