A Surrey Christmas. Compiled by John Hudson
Donated by a Museum supporter.
"We read of those legendary Victorian winters when the frost was so hard that ice parties could be thrown on the Thames at Richmond, of the diarist John's Evelyn's determination to keep aglow the light of Christmas in Puritan times, of Mrs Beeton's festive recipes, of traders and paupers, charlatans and soldiers and life in the great country houses.
Published in 1996 and reprinted in 1998. 152 pages with black and white photographs and pictures..
It has been stored for a long time and has a slight smell of 'old book'.
The book is priced at £2.00
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