If Only they Could Talk by James Herriot. First UK edition. First impression from 1970 in VG+ condition. There is a previous owner inscription to the front endpage and some foxing to the pageblock. No other markings. Pages clean, binding firm. The jacket has some minor wear to extremities. Now in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About If Only they Could Talk
When the newly qualified vet, James Herriot, arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea of the new friends he will meet or adventures that lie ahead.
From the author whose books inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, this first volume of unforgettable memoirs chronicles James Herriot’s first years as a country vet, with the signature storytelling magic that has made him a favourite the world over.
Here is a book for all those who find laughter and joy in animals, and who know and understand the magic of wild places and beautiful countryside.
James Alfred Wight, better known by his pen name James Herriot, was a British veterinary surgeon and writer.
He was born in Sunderland. Wight graduated from Glasgow Veterinary College in 1939, returning to England to become a veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire, where he practised for almost 50 years. He is best known for writing a series of eight books set in the 1930s – 1950s Yorkshire Dales about veterinary practice, animals, and their owners, which began with If Only They Could Talk.
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