Rambles and studies in old South Wales. by Wirt Sikes

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Published by S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Wales, South

Subjects:

  • Wales, South -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Written originally for American magazines, particularly Harper"s, Scribner"s and Lippincott"s.--cf. Pref.

Book details

StatementBy Wirt Sikes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA730 .S58
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6929478M
LC Control Number03017066
OCLC/WorldCa3855232

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To hear a poor and grimy Welshman, who looks as if he might not have a thought above bread and beer, talk about the poets and poetry of his native land, ancient and modern, is an experience which, when first encountered, gives the stranger quite a shock of agreeable surprise." (Wirt Sikes, 'Rambles and Studies in Old South Wales', ).

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