BOOKS

 

The Society's own publications (those currently available), together with other books that we distribute, are listed below. The default order of display is alphabetical, although you can choose other views by using the drop-down button. You may buy them securely online, using either your PayPal account or your credit card (via PayPal).

 

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Books

A Clear Water Stream

This is a new edition of a classic in country and angling literature, first published in 1958 but long out of print. It features specially commissioned illustrations by noted wildlife artist Mick Loates.

Price: £13.99

Green Fields and Pavements

Between 1937 and 1945 Henry Williamson farmed 243 acres of difficult land in North Norfolk, bringing a near-derelict farm to an A grade classification during the years of the Second World War. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and this book is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944.

Price: £11.50

Henry Williamson: Tarka and the Last Romantic

This comprehensive biography draws on the primary source material from Williamson's own archive: his diaries, journals and papers, and family memories . . .

Price: £10.99

Stumberleap, and Other Devon Writings

A collection of nature essays and sketches of village life in Georgeham, N Devon, in the 1920s, together with powerful pieces on the First World War. Included also are some of Williamson's classic short stories, including ‘Stumberleap’, the mysterious 'Whatever Has Happened' and 'The Heller'. Illustrated with contemporary photographs.

Price: £9.50

Henry Williamson: The Man, The Writings

This is still the only critical work to be published on Henry Williamson. An important and readable book it provides a fascinating insight into aspects of Williamson and his works.

Price: £5.00

A Breath of Country Air (part 2)

The second of two volumes that bring together for the first time HW’s weekly pieces in the Evening Standard, written during his last two years on the Norfolk Farm, between 1944 and 1946. Part Two also includes a 15-part serial, QUEST . . .

Price: £5.00

Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts

Transcripts of a further 21 broadcast talks given on BBC radio between 1936 and 1967. Subjects concern the countryside and farming, and books and writers.

Price: £5.00

Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts

Twenty-two talks, broadcast on the wireless between December 1935 (HW’s very first broadcast) and 1954. Subjects include reminiscences of the West Country; the significance in his life of the barn owl, and on becoming a farmer.

Price: £5.00

Threnos for T. E. Lawrence, and other writings

A collection of important essays on books and writers, who include T. E. Lawrence, Richard Aldington, Richard Jefferies, W. H. Hudson, and Francis Thompson; together with Williamson's prefaces and introductions to books by V. M. Yeates, James Farrar, Walter Robson, John Heygate and others; and the text of T. E. Lawrence's long (and entertaining) letter of criticism of Tarka the Otter.

Price: £5.00

The Notebook of a Nature-lover

An anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.

Price: £5.00
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