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Favourite Poems of the Countryside

Samuel Carr

Jo Bell

Batsford

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ISBN: 9781849942928

Price: £14.99

Publication date: 20 August 2015

Category: Poetry

A rich collection of poetry that celebrates our idyllic countryside, with verses on rural life, the changing seasons, the vast woodlands and seascapes of Britain and the wildlife that inhabit them. Beautifully illustrated with nostalgic scenes of England’s pastures, sleepy villages and dramatic landscapes, this anthology includes timeless poetry from the eras of Chaucer and Shakespeare through Pope and Marvell, to Coleridge, Tennyson and Wordsworth right up to Vita Sackville-West and John Betjeman.

ABOUT THE B01

Samuel Carr was the editor of a series of anthologies of poetry, including Ode to the Countryside and Ode to Flowers. He was also editor on Classic Hymns and Poems (all published by Batsford)

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