The Simple Life: C.R. Ashbee in the Cotswolds


by Fiona MacCarthy. Published by University of California Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover, cloth. 204pp., photographic illustrations. Fine in Fine dust jacket.

“In 1902 an exodus of East End London workmen (jewelers, enamellers, blacksmiths, cabinet-makers, and bookbinders) left city life for a simple rural idyll of craftsmanship and husbandry…”