The Pattern Under the Plough: Folk-Life of East Anglia 1966 George Ewart Evans ~folklore, customs in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex


Title: The Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk-Life of East Anglia

Author: George Ewart Evans
Illustrator: David Gentleman

Description: First Edition. Goldenrod-colored cloth, spine stamped in black and gilt. Slightly musty, else fine. Clean and unmarked. Minor foxing to edges of text block. Illustrations by David Gentleman. Index. Dust jacket not price clipped; in an archival mylar sleeve. 269 pages.

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.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Faber & Faber
Place: London
Year: 1966

Keywords: East Anglia, David Gentleman, folklore, customs, way of life, England, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex,

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