Bound to the Soil. A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918.


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Hardback. Size 9 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and red label. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; some minor rubbing to corners, spine a little faded, some minor rubbing nr top of spine. Price clipped). Cloth clean, corners slightly bumped. No penned inscriptions. AElse a very clean and tight copy. 287pp. 80 b&w photo plates and illustrations in text. Shows that until the eve of the first world war, tradesmen, clergy and manufacturers, as well as land-labourers, were held in bondage to the soil. Much of the book is based not only on documents but also on the reminiscences of old people who remember the self-contained life of rural communities. Period and contemporary photographs, and drawings by the author’s family make up the book’s hundred illustrations.

Title: Bound to the Soil. A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918.

Author Name: KERR, BARBARA:


Publisher: John Baker, 1968 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79975

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY BARBARA KERR, Bound to the Soil, Social History, Dorset, 1750-1918, tradesmen, clergy, manufacturers, land-labourers, documents, reminiscences, Period, contemporary photographs, drawings, dustwrapper, first edition, Social History, Agriculture