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The Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of Folk-Life in East Anglia. Illustrations by David Gentleman.

London: Faber & Faber, [1967] 1966. First Edition (Reprint). Hardcover. A study of the old folk-life, beliefs, and customs of East Anglia. Including material on the home and farm, including fascinating construction details of the house, the magic invoked for its protection, the mystique of the hearth, the link of the bees with the people of the house, ancient rituals of the farm, some of the people's fears and preoccupations. Includes original research describing secret horse societies. Chapter 6 dedicates a large portion of discussion on the hearth and witch bottles. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket (unclipped). Exlibrary w/d (stamped, label), otherwise minimal shelfwear, evenly toned, else tight, bright, and unmarred. 256pp.illus (b/w). index. Golden cloth. DJ in protective mylar. Item #11698

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