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THE MISTRESS OF STANTONS FARM

By: MARCUS WOODWARD

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, HEATH CRANTON: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123883

Condition: Fair


Brick Red Cloth Boards with dark brown titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. 204 pp. Frontis + 10 ten other illustrations on 7 plates all as called for. With an introduction by Arthur Beckett founder and editor of The Sussex County Magazine; this is a memoir of Susannah Hooker Stacey better known as "Granma", a remarkable woman; cook, counsellor, friend of the poor and sick; a healer through her herbal potions; a curious mix of well-bred Victorian lady and White Witch. She ran away from home to marry William Stacey of Stantons Farm East Chiltington. East Sussex and is buried at St Mart... View more info